Tag Archives: University of North Carolina

For Black History Month – Pauli Murray

Anyone remember Pauli Murray? Who? Pauli Murray. Would it surprise you to learn that Pauli Murray refused to move to the back of the bus – in 1940! Fifteen years before Rosa Parks? That she was arrested in Virginia and … Continue reading

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The Plantation System of Big Time College Sports

Last August 29 I posted a piece entitled “College Football and Unionism”. https://toritto.wordpress.com/2014/08/29/college-football-and-unionism/ In it I pointed out the obvious: college football  is big business; television contracts worth billions, “branding” by universities, coaches and athletic directors earning in the millions, … Continue reading

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