We Will Win the Day: The Civil Rights Movement, the Black Athlete, and the Quest for Equality, 1st Edition

  • Louis Moore
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  • ISBN-10: 1440839530
  • ISBN-13: 9781440839535
  • DDC: 306.4
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 233 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released January 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This exceedingly timely book looks at the history of black activist athletes and the important role of the black community in making sure fair play existed, not only in sports, but across U.S. society.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Democracy in Action: Sports and the American Dream.
2: White Allies.
3: The Press and the People: The Final Fight for Fairness.
4: Deep Down in Dixie: Segregated Sports in a Post-Brown Era.
5: The Ban and the Banner: Black Olympians in a Jim Crow Society.
6: African American Athletes and Activism: Everybody Has a Part to Play.
7: The Revolt of the Black Athlete.
8: Epilogue.
About the Author.