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Title Race and sport : the struggle for equality on and off the field / essays by Scott Brooks ... [et al.] ; edited by Charles K. Ross.

Imprint Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.0989 R114 2004    ---  Available
Description xiv, 232 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Revised versions of papers presented at the Porter L. Fortune, Jr. History Symposium, held Sept. 25-27, 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fritz Pollard and integration in early professional football / John M. Carroll -- Before Magic and Keyshawn : Sugar Ray Robinson, the businessman / Kenneth L. Shropshire and Scott Brooks -- Fostering community consciousness : the role of women's basketball at Black colleges and universities, 1900-1950 / Rita Liberti -- Major league baseball's separate-and-unequal doctrine : the African American and Latino experience in spring training, 1946-1961 / Michael E. Lomax -- American imperial crusade : race, religion, and sport in the Pacific / Gerald R. Gems -- African American student-athlete / Earl Smith -- Muscular assimilationism : sport and the paradoxes of racial reform / Patrick B. Miller -- Uneven view of African American ballers / C. Keith Harrison and Alicia Valdez.
Subject Racism in sports -- United States -- History.
African American athletes -- History.
Added Author Brooks, Scott.
Ross, Charles Kenyatta, 1964-
Porter L. Fortune, Jr. History Symposium (27th : 2002)
ISBN 1578068975 (pbk.)
9781578068975 (pbk.)
1578066573 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781578066575 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9781578068975
YDXCP 2412652

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