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"Should College Athletes Profit From Endorsements? White Americans Are Split By Racial Attitudes" by Lauren McCarthy and Tatishe Nteta

The NCAA is clearing the way to allow college athletes to profit from their names, images, and likenesses following law enacted in California affording athletes those same rights. Lauren A. McCarthy, associate professor of political science and legal studies, and Tatishe M. Nteta, associate professor of political science, published a data-driven article in the Washington Post exploring white racial attitudes, perceptions of college athletes, and support for college athletes earning a profit. (Washington Post, October 2019)

The study was also featured in an interview on "HREAL SPORTS".

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