Ignorance, Vilification, and Othering
Travis D. Boyce is chair of African-American studies at San Jose State University. His research interests are in contemporary African American history and popular culture, especially the intersection of race, fashion, and social media in the sporting world. He has authored or coauthored chapters in several edited collections and peer-reviewed journals. His most recent work, “Reproducing Lynching and Spectacle: The Burning and Desecration of Colin Kaepernick’s Jersey,” is part of the edited volume Racism and Discrimination in the Sporting World.