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Robin Boylorn

  • Even though student-athletes are now able to be paid by third-party companies for their name, image and likeness, it’s still vital for the NCAA and its member institutions to provide them with the education to manage their money and the resources to prepare them for life post-sports. In this episode of Crunk Culture, Robin Boylorn offers some ways colleges and universities can invest in athletes beyond athletics.
  • In this season finale of Crunk Culture, Robin Boylorn explores the trending topic of Quiet Quitting – how it came about, what it means and its implications for workers and the workplace.
  • In this segment of Crunk Culture, Robin Boylorn addresses the issue of gentrification – both from a cultural and environmental perspective.
  • In today’s edition of Crunk Culture, Robin Boylorn discusses the pivotal impacts of the interim Name, Image and Likeness legislation for student-athletes...
  • In this segment of Crunk Culture, Robin Boylorn breaks down Missing White Woman Syndrome, a phenomenon that results in an imbalance of attention from media and law enforcement for missing people of color...
  • In today’s Crunk Culture commentary, Robin Boylorn explains some of the factors of Black Infant Mortality and offers some suggestions on how it can be prevented…
  • In this week’s Crunk Culture commentary, Robin Boylorn discusses the impacts of Covid-19 and the need for inclusive health services to foster health equity…
  • Wendell Hudson was the first African American scholarship athlete in The University of Alabama’s history. Last month, he made history, again, becoming the university’s first student-athlete to have his jersey retired. But what about the unsung heroes whose stories are untold because they don’t have a storybook ending?In this week’s Crunk Culture commentary, Robin Boylorn reflects on the life of a forgotten pioneer. And, a as a note to listeners, Robin says "Henry Harris would’ve been both Auburn and Alabama’s first black student-athlete" in the piece. As a correction, he would’ve been either school’s first black scholarship athlete.
  • Black History month is a time to celebrate the achievements of African Americans, but it is also an important time to reflect on not only how far we’ve come, but how far we have to go. In this week’s Crunk Culture commentary, Robin Boylorn explains one of the ways racism sometimes hides in plain sight...
  • In one of our previous segments, Robin Boylorn laid out some steps that needed to be taken to enhance the WNBA and the livelihood of its players. And in today’s Crunk Culture commentary, Robin shares some of the elements of the league’s new Collective Bargaining Agreement and how they will impact current and future players...