- Sep 21, 2015
- Reaction score
The overarching theme of their anonymous responses indicated that blacks needed to conform to white culture, according to the DTF report.
“The white student-athletes at Iowa are viewed as the standard that African-American student-athletes should strive to mold themselves after,” one student-athlete said in the report.
White student-athletes agreed with this statement and that particularly students from Iowa found it easier to fit the mold.” This “mold” was defined by students as “tough,” “hardworking,” “Iowa,” or “white.”