History: Sport in American Society - RACISM IN BOSTON SPORTS (Cobbett, Shen)


Search ideas:  "team name"  and racism  •  "team name" and integration  •  "team name" and segregation

Example searches:   Patriots and racism and football  •  Celtics and integration  •  Red Sox and segregation

As you search for information, note keywords that could help you find more information. Then use those keywords in a search.


Citation Basics:

Citation means crediting info from a source that you used. To cite, you provide identifying information about the source.

Citation has 2 aspects; you must do BOTH:

For this project, use MLA 9 citation style with footnotes.

Citation Generators:

To create your MLA 9 Works Cited list, try one of these citation generators:

NOTE: Databases provide completed citations. Just export the citation to NoodleTools or copy/paste the citation into the citation generator.


As you choose sources, use the SCRAP Test. You might try looking up the publisher of your website on Media Bias Fact Check (not all sources are listed there).

SCRAP Test Slide Show from Class - Racism in Boston Sports - Purpose, Solid, Current

***In-class practice assignment***