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Author Wigginton, Russell Thomas.

Title The strange career of the Black athlete : African Americans and sports / Russell T. Wigginton ; forward [sic] by Benjamin L. Hooks.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.08996 W639s 2006    ---  Available
Description xvi, 123 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [115]-116) and index.
Contents Can they really play? African American participation in "white" sports -- Heroes or villains? the categorization of African-American star athletes, 1892-1946 -- When the rooster crows : African American athletes in the struggle for civil rights, 1954-1968 -- The rules have changed but the game is still the same : black athletes' achievements in the civil rights era and beyond -- She's done more for her country than what the U.S. could have paid her for : African American women and sports.
Subject African American athletes -- History.
Sports -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0275982238 (alk. paper)
9780275982232 (alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2399981
IG# 0275982238
AU@ 000040098592

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