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Resource ID: #12048
Subject: Crime
Source: MPLS.St. Paul (St. Paul, Minn.)
Affiliation: 
Date: September

Description

MPLS.St.Paul magazine reports that "Eric Hampton's unsolved murder after a pickup basketball game has prompted much speculation and soul-searching as to why certain boundaries apparently can't be crossed.... This illusion that basketball lies in a magic realm beyond race is a powerful one that reaches the highest echelons of the game.....In truth, race is the text and subtext of basketball as it is in many other parts of American life..."

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