Thu 9/13 @ 7PM
If you’re like us (and we don’t recommend it), your eyes glaze over at any mention of the sports pages. But a presentation at the Rocky River Library is about more than just stats and inflated player/owner/player bail-bondsman salaries.
Theresa Walton-Fisette is a Kent State University professor who specializes in the sociology and pop-culture impact of sports. While the Indians continue on what looks like an upbeat season, she will here discuss the problematic history of the Chief Wahoo mascot, recently removed as an emblem of the team (to the outrage of many fans).
Racist caricature or an honorable, if cartoony, tribute? The public is invited to attend for free. Register in advance here.