From Muhammad Ali to the rise of the Black quarterback, the evolving image of the Black athlete

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

3:30 p.m. 5 p.m. PT

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism (ASC), 204

This panel of journalists, authors and documentarians will discuss their work tracing the changing image of the Black athlete in American culture. This session will include a Q&A. Hosted by Clinical Professor of Communication Daniel Durbin and Part-Time Lecturer of Communication Julianna Kirschner.


  • Jason Reid, ESPN senior NFL writer
  • Tom Hoffarth, Los Angeles sports journalist
  • Marvin Towns, junior film producer