African Americans in sports [electronic resource] / Carla Mooney.
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|Subject:||African American athletes > History.
Sports > United States > History.
Discrimination in sports > United States > History.
African American athletes > Social conditions.
- ISBN: 9781420508635 (electronic book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (112 p.) : ill. (some col.).
- Publisher: Detroit : Lucent Books, 2012.
|General Note:|| Description based on print version record.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| ch 1. African Americans in nineteenth-century sports -- ch 2. Playing in separate leagues -- ch 3. Breaking the color line -- ch 4. An uneven progress -- ch 5. The civil rights era : athletes speak for change -- ch 6. Rising to the top.
|Summary:|| Places important topics in context so that readers will understand the connection between black history and the sweep of America's story. This volume covers African Americans in sports.