How sports can open doors for young Latinas

CNN Jorge Iber is a professor in the department of history and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University, with a specialization in the historical role of Latino/a participation in U.S. sports. He is the co-author of 'Latinos in U.S. Sport: A History of Isolation, Cultural Identity, and Acceptance.'

U.S. boxing history reveals that it is a sport that has traditionally been the "bluest" of blue-collar athletic endeavors.

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Jorge Iber is a professor in the department of history and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University, with a specialization in the historical role of Latino/a participation in U.S.sports. He is the co-author of "Latinos in U.S. Sport: A History of Isolation, Cultural Identity, and Acceptance."

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