249: BSMU Special Ep – Black Soccer Fandom & Participation in the United States


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Chioma Atanmo, Community Programs Manager at Sporting Kansas City, T.J. Winfrey, Chief of Partnerships at Detroit City FC, and Patrick Rose, Director of Strategy at For Soccer Ventures, join Alidu Salifu '22 to discuss issues related to Black soccer participation and fandom in the United States. In addition to discussing their career journeys within soccer, Chioma, T.J., and Patrick identify barriers inhibiting soccer participation and fandom within the African-American community and suggest possible solutions. The guests also discuss the ‘Black Star Initiative' – a new project developed by For Soccer Ventures to help accelerate the growth of soccer in the African-American community. || @ChiomaAtanmo | @DetroitCityFC | @SportingKC || The CUSP Show is a production by the faculty of Sports Management at Columbia University. You can get in touch with the program on Twitter @CU_SPS_Sports. Our presenters are Joe Favorito (@Joefav) and Tom Richardson (@ConvergenceTR). The show is produced by Tom Cerny (@Tom_Cerny19),Taylor DeBernardo '21 (@TDeBernardo33), andBen Walsh '21, withCameron Morris '21 (@CameronM0rr1s) managing social media efforts.

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