Race and Sports: Politics and Protest in Sports, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Cynthia Kennedy Henzel
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1532158203
  • ISBN-13: 9781532158209
  • DDC: 306.483
  • 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 covers the history of athletes of color using their position on the national stage to fight racism and injustice. Boxers, track stars, quarterbacks, and point guards have all shown that sports and protest can indeed mix. 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: Who Is More Patriotic?.
2: The Beginning of Integration.
3: The Rise of Protest.
4: Athletes Take a Stand.
5: The World Stage.
6: The Business of Sport.
7: Racism Continues.
8: Heroes or Villains?.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.