Sports and the African American Civil Rights Movement

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Sports and the African American Civil Rights Movement

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Popular athletes can reflect the broader societal change that is going on around them; they can also be instigators of that change. This collection traces the African-American civil rights movement through the 20th century and touches on athletes like Jack Johnson, Jackie Robinson, and Muhammad Ali.…