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  1. The public's underwhelming reaction when athletes assault women

    Richard Lapchick

    Hopefully, our anger over the child abuse allegations at Penn State will result in badly needed reforms. But we should productively channel our outrage about violence against women, too.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2011
  2. Neither the Super Bowl ads nor the people who produced them refle...

    Richard Lapchick

    One expert watched the Super Bowl ads in February and was dismayed by their lack of diversity and sensitivity. Three months of intensive research later, he's taking on Madison Avenue.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2010
  3. New York Jets' Mark Sanchez might be paving the way to recognitio...

    Richard Lapchick

    The Mark Sanchez sensation in New York just might shed some light on the Hispanics who came before him in pro football.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2009
  4. Data on graduation rates and Black coaches calls for drastic acti...

    Richard Lapchick

    The number of African-American head coaches in college football is shrinking, while the gap in graduation rates is widening. It's time for drastic action, writes Richard Lapchick.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2008
  5. Tony Elliott's life, death took tragic turns

    Richard Lapchick

    When Tony Elliott died earlier this week, he took with him stories of crime and drug addiction that he'd used to help warn children about the dangers of drug use, writes Richard Lapchick.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2008
  6. Past lessons might offer hope for the 'Jena Six'

    Richard Lapchick

    Mychal Bell of the "Jena Six" is back in jail, but there is hope for a second chance in the lessons of the past, writes Richard Lapchick.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2007
  7. NBA diversity makes for a pretty big picture

    Richard Lapchick

    Concerns over the possibility of a racial bias in the calls made by its officials shouldn't detract from the NBA's diversity successes, writes Richard Lapchick.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2007
  8. Hill opened door to ACC

    Richard Lapchick

    His name might not be widely known now, but Darryl Hill carried a heavy burden when he broke the color barrier for African-American athletes in the ACC, writes Richard Lapchick.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2007
  9. Georgia Tech's McAshan helped pave the way

    Richard Lapchick

    Georgia Tech's Eddie McAshan didn't get to play in the 1972 Liberty Bowl, but he broke down barriers nonetheless for players who followed.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2007
  10. Race, gender and the road before us

    Richard Lapchick

    Lovie Smith's success with the Bears is one of the encouraging developments as Richard Lapchick releases the latest Racial and Gender Report Card.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2006
  11. Report Card: Tagliabue's legacy includes new model for racial hir...

    Richard Lapchick

    There was never doubt Tagliabue wanted to increase opportunities for African-Americans in league and team leadership roles.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2006
  12. One man's vote for commissioner: Reggie Williams

    Richard Lapchick

    Richard Lapchick says the NFL should hire Reggie Williams as its next commissioner if it wants to make the world a better place.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2006
  13. Promise to prominence for Asian athletes

    Richard Lapchick

    Richard Lapchick says many sports in America are missing a marvelous marketing opportunity with Asian athletes.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2006
  14. Nats' no-brainer: minority ownership

    Richard Lapchick

    Richard Lapchick says the ownership group with the strongest minority representation should be baseball's choice to buy the Nationals.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2006
  15. Black coaches win big

    Richard Lapchick

    Eight out of the nine African-American NFL and Div. I-A head coaches won this past weekend -- a sign of better things to come, hopefully.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2005
  16. Pro hoops sets the standard

    Richard Lapchick

    Richard Lapchick has the numbers: The NBA and WNBA lead the way in the push for diversity in hiring practices.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2005