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Dr. John Sloop writes about the cultivation of diversity in MLS

Posted by on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 in News, Spotlights.

Professor John Sloop recently published an essay in The Conversation about the cultivation of diversity in Major League Soccer. Sloop traces how apartheid, racism, and the superstar Pelé all contributed, in different ways, to this development. You can read the full essay here:

How apartheid, European racism and Pelé helped cultivate a culture of diversity in US soccer that endures into the MLS