“Negro League Ballplayers and the Civil Rights Movement: What was the Connection and Unintended Consequences?”
America's turbulent social history and America's favorite sport have more in common than you think. Who were the heavy-hitters in both baseball and the Civil Rights Movement? What legacies have they left behind?
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About our Instructor
FRANK WHITE has spent the last 29 years as a sociology professor at the University of North Dakota. Originally, from Walhalla, ND, White started his teaching career in 1982 at Lake Region Community College in Devils Lake, and was hired by UND in 1988.
White currently serves as a sociology professor and teaches Introduction to Sociology, Social Problems, Drugs and Society, and Sociology of Sport. Frank was also a visiting professor at the American College of Norway and currently serves on their Advisory Council. Through the years, White has earned numerous awards, including the UND Foundation Award for Professor of the Year, the UND Foundation Award for Academic Advisor of the Year, the Faculty Service-Learning Award for Community Engagement, and the North Dakota Spirit Faculty Achievement Award.
The UND Foundation recently established the Professor Frank White Endowed Scholarship, awarded annually to high achieving incoming freshman from North Dakota.