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Thoughts on the ‘White Saviour Industrial Complex’ From a Born White Male

The thinking behind the ‘White Saviour Industrial Complex’ (WSIC) has been one long on my mind since before I first read Teju Cole’s thoughts on, and naming of, the idea. There have been many times where I have thought to … Continue reading

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Review: Feet of the Chameleon: The Story of African Football

In this book review I am discussing ‘Feet of the Chameleon: The Story of African Football‘ by Ian Hawkey. If I were to summarize your potential liking or disliking of this book in one sentence I would say:  if the … Continue reading

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NYC Senegal: Coming Together Across The Ocean

While around the New York Cosmos Copa tournament I spent the majority of my time huddled around NYC Senegal. This team represented a proud tradition of Senegalese soccer that began back home, and continues in New York. With the majority … Continue reading

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The New York Cosmos, The Cosmos Copa and Building New Communities

When people come to a new home they will all do the same thing: try to find aspects of home which they can incorporate into their new lives. This is true with sport, and very true with soccer. The New … Continue reading

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Review: More Than Just a Game: Soccer v. Apartheid

I am going to review some excellent soccer books in these pages. If you only read one of my suggestions make More Than Just a Game: Soccer vs. Apartheid: The Most Important Soccer Story Ever Told it. There is no … Continue reading

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