No Ceilings

Golfer Renee Powell recalls the discrimination she faced on tour

While white competitors worried about making par, she had to think about staying alive

In 1967, Renee Powell became just the second African-American player to join the LPGA tour. In this video interview produced by the Morgan State University School of Global Journalism and Communication, Powell discusses the discrimination she encountered growing up as a junior golfer and the threats of violence she received on the professional tour.

Liner Notes

In 1967, Renee Powell became just the second African-American player to join the LPGA tour. In this video interview produced by the Morgan State University School of Global Journalism and Communication, Powell discusses the discrimination she encountered growing up as a junior golfer and and the threats of violence she received on the professional tour.