S1 E2: Friends and Basketball (Contested, Part 2 of 6)

September 23, 2015

Photo: Pattonville High School basketball players (left to right) Cassie Callahan, Allyson Sanders, and Tyra Brown watch the B-squad before a home game in Maryland Heights, Missouri. Photo by John Biewen.
More from suburban St. Louis, post-Ferguson, on the popular notion that sports unites communities. Can the camaraderie of a team sport make race and class status “disappear” for the kids involved or their parents? Scene on Radio host and producer John Biewen hangs with a girls’ high school basketball team to test the idea.

Photo: Pattonville High School basketball players (left to right) Cassie Callahan, Allyson Sanders, and Tyra Brown watch the B-squad before a home game in Maryland Heights, Missouri. Photo by John Biewen.

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One comment on “S1 E2: Friends and Basketball (Contested, Part 2 of 6)

  1. Hubert Leigh Smith Mar 6, 2020

    Noted the almost wistful attitude in this podcast that white and black girls “drift apart.” What in the world did you expect? Both groups self-segregate after school. It’s not bad or good – it’s life.