Franklin

Sports and the racial divide : African American and Latino experience in an era of change / edited by Michael E. Lomax.

Publication:
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xxxix, 220 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.
African American athletes -- History.
Mexican American athletes -- History.
Contents:
Introduction: The African American and Latino athlete in Post-World War II America : a historical review / Michael E. Lomax
New Orleans, new football league, and new attitudes : the American Football League all-star game boycott, January 1965 / Maureen Smith
Battles for control over Muhammad Ali's career and image / Michael Ezra
Bedazzle them with brilliance, bamboozle them with bull : Harry Edwards, black power, and the revolt of the black athlete revisited / Michael E. Lomax
The Black Panther party and the revolt of the black athlete : sport and revolutionary consciousness / Ron Briley
Dark spirits : the emergence of cultural nationalism on the sidelines and on campus / Kurt Edward Kemper
Title IX and African American female athletes / Sarah K. Fields
Mexican baseball teams in the Midwest, 1916-1965 : the politics of cultural survival and civil rights / Richard Santillan
Roberto Clemente : images, identity, and legacy / Samuel O. Regalado
The pigskin pulpito : a brief overview of the experiences of Mexican American high school football coaches in Texas / Jorge Iber
Conclusion: A contested terrain : the sporting experiences of African American and Latino athletes in Post-World War II America / Billy Hawkins.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Lomax, Michael E.
ISBN:
9781604730142 (cloth : alk. paper)
1604730145 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
182526058
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