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African Americans in sports

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African Americans in sports

Mooney, Carla, 1970-

Detroit : Lucent Books, [2012]

112 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.

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Discusses important African American athletes and events in sports history.

Reading Level: 5.7

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Table of Contents

  • Forewordp. 6
  • Introduction: African American Trailblazersp. 8
  • Chapter 1African Americans in Nineteenth-Century Sportsp. 12
  • Chapter 2Playing in Separate Leaguesp. 27
  • Chapter 3Breaking the Color Linep. 43
  • Chapter 4An Uneven Progressp. 55
  • Chapter 5The Civil Rights Era: Athletes Speak for Changep. 69
  • Chapter 6Rising to the Topp. 86
  • Notesp. 100
  • For More Informationp. 105
  • Indexp. 107
  • Picture Creditsp. 111
  • About the Authorp. 112