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Sport and the color line : black athletes and race relations in twentieth-century America /

Other Authors: Miller, Patrick B., Wiggins, David K. 1951-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Routledge, 2004
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Table of Contents:
  • 1.
  • Sport and Black Pittsburgh, 1900-1930 /
  • Rob Ruck
  • 2.
  • Black Entrepreneurship in the National Pastime: The Rise of Semiprofessional Baseball in Black Chicago, 1890-1915 /
  • Michael E. Lomax
  • 3.
  • Year of the Comet: Jack Johnson versus Jim Jeffries, July 4, 1910 /
  • Randy Roberts
  • 4.
  • "A General Understanding": Organized Baseball and Black Professional Baseball, 1900-1930 /
  • Neil Lanctot
  • 5.
  • "We were Ladies, we Just Played Like Boys": African-American Womanhood and Competitive Basketball at Bennett College, 1928-1942 /
  • Rita Liberti
  • 6.
  • A Special Type of Discipline: Manhood and Community in Africa-American Institutions, 1923-1957 /
  • Pamela Grundy
  • 7.
  • Joe Louis: American Folk Hero /
  • William H. Wiggins, Jr.
  • 8.
  • "End Jim Crow in Sports": The Leonard Bates Controversy and Protest at New York University, 1940-1941 /
  • Donald Spivey
  • 9.
  • Jackie Robins: "A Long Negro" in Major League Baseball /
  • Jules Tygiel
  • 10.
  • More than a Game: The Political Meaning of High School Basketball in Indianapolis /
  • Richard B. Pierce
  • 11.
  • "Cinderellas" of Sport: Black Women in Track and Field /
  • Susan Cahn
  • 12.
  • Jim Crow in the Gymnasium: The Integration of College Basketball in the American South /
  • Charles H. Martin
  • 13.
  • Civil Rights on the Gridiron: The Kennedy Administration and the Desegregation of the Washington Redskins /
  • Thomas G. Smith
  • 14.
  • Edwin Bancroft Henderson, African-American Athletes, and the Writing of Sport History /
  • David K. Wiggins
  • 15.
  • The Greatest: Muhammad Ali's Confounding Character /
  • David W. Zang
  • 16.
  • The Sports Spectacle, Michael Jordan, and Nike /
  • Douglas Kellner
  • 17.
  • The Anatomy of Scientific Racism: Racialist Responses to Black Athletic Achievement /
  • Patrick B. Miller
  • 18.
  • Crisis of Black Athletes at the Outset of the Twenty-First Century /
  • Harry Edwards.