eBook African American Icons of Sport: Triumph, Courage, and Excellence, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1573566330
  • ISBN-13: 9781573566339
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 309 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008
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Offers an examination of African Americans in sports, from a variety of perspectives. Explores the history and lives of complex, multi-layered personages and groups. Also, examines the extent to which modern mass media and popular culture have contributed greatly to the rise, and sometimes fall, of these powerful symbols of athletic, individual, and group excellence.