At first glance, you may wonder why is this site called BlackBall Sports? Typically the term “blackball” has a negative connotation. By definition blackball means to reject exclude, or shut out. However, here at BlackBall Sports we are about turning negatives into positives.
Founded in 2016 by @JRThomas, BlackBall Sports Network is the voice of the underground. We share the contributions of HBCU Athletes, Coaches, and Students that are often ignored by mainstream media.
“We are living in a changing and complex society. The world of sport can be viewed as a mirror while reflecting on social issues related to race, gender, homophobia, human rights, social responsibility, and accountability.” – Fritz G. Polite, Ph.D., MPA