African Americans in Sports

These books examine a significant event or time period in African American history; every effort is made to place the topic in context, so readers will understand the connection between black history and the broad sweep of America's story.; This new addition to the Lucent Library of Black History explores the history of African American involvement in sports in the United States from the nineteenth century to the present. Blacks' participation in horse racing, track and field, baseball, bas; Each chapter contains sidebars that highlight relevant personalities and events. Numerous photos and illustrations help illuminate and support the text. Complete documentation of all quotes and annotated bibliographies enhance the value of these books as