Discussions of social standings have permeated in America and will continue to play a pivotal role in our understanding of sport history. Identifying one’s self in a community and / or social group is what makes the early history of sports an essential component of American History and defines the role of immigration in American culture.
Share your thoughts about the current state of sports and their accompanying social stereotypes. Specifically, are there any particular American sports that carry a certain social stereotype?
Give an example and explain what educators can do to help alleviate some of the misconceptions.