Race and Sports: Gender and Race in Sports, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Kate Conley
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 153215819X
  • ISBN-13: 9781532158193
  • DDC: 796
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This title examines the historical successes and struggles of female athletes of color. From pioneers to today's stars, women of color have been examples of courage and strength as they fought to overcome barriers unique to their race and gender. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Barrier Breaker.
2: Laws Create Opportunities.
3: Barriers.
4: Youth College Sports.
5: Olympians.
6: The Pros.
7: The Media.
8: The Future.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.