Black athletes have a unique relationship with college and professional sports due to a history of systemic racism, challenges that continue to this day. Andrew Maraniss, the New York Times bestselling author of the book Strong Inside, joins with associate dean Frank Dobson of Vanderbilt University for a discussion at Volunteer State Community College titled Strong Inside: The Confluence of Race and Sports.
The Volunteer State Community College Pioneers are back on the court and back on the field this spring. Men and Women’s Basketball, Baseball, and Softball seasons are officially underway. There are some changes this year, due to COVID-19 precautions.