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The unlevel playing field : a documentary history of the African American experience in sport, [edited by] David K. Wiggins and Patrick B. Miller

Label
The unlevel playing field : a documentary history of the African American experience in sport
Title
The unlevel playing field
Title remainder
a documentary history of the African American experience in sport
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] David K. Wiggins and Patrick B. Miller
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Uses over 100 primary source documents to discuss the relationship between African American athletes and the history of sports
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796/.089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV706.32
LC item number
.U65 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wiggins, David Kenneth
  • Miller, Patrick B
Series statement
Sport and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Discrimination in sports
  • African American athletes
  • African American athletes
  • Discrimination in sports
  • United States
  • Geschichte
  • Quelle
  • Rassendiskriminierung
  • Sport
  • Sportler
  • Schwarze
  • USA
Label
The unlevel playing field : a documentary history of the African American experience in sport, [edited by] David K. Wiggins and Patrick B. Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Antebellum Ordeals: Slavery, Sport, and the Prospects of Freedom -- Tom Molineaux, Black Pioneer in Sport -- Frederick Douglass / Holiday Times -- Francis Fedric / A Corn Shucking -- Solomon Northup / Patting Juba -- Benny Dilliard / Preachin' and Baptizin' -- William Green / Becoming a Race Rider -- Amos Webber Reports on Thanksgiving Field Day -- Striving for Success: African American Athletes in the Early Period of Jim Crow, 1865 -- 1915 -- The Problem of Exclusion -- The Color Line in Organized Baseball -- Weldy Wilberforce Walker / Why Discriminate? -- Health, Recreation, and Sport in the Postbellum Era -- W.E.B. Du Bois / The Problem of Amusement -- Samuel Archer and J.B. Watson on Football at Southern Black Colleges -- Wililam Clarence Matthews / Negro Foot-ball Players on New England Teams -- Thomas J. Clement / Athletics in the American Army -- Sol White / Managers Troubles -- Baseball Among the Fairer Sex Coming into Prominence -- Black Athletic Heroes at the Turn of the Century -- Isaac Murphy, the Great Lexington Jockey -- Marshall Major Taylor, Champion Sprint Cyclist -- George Dixon's Long Career in Boxing -- Peter Jackson and the Elusive Heavyweight Championship -- William Henry Lewis: Uplifting the Race -- Papa Jack: In the Ring and Out -- Booker T. Washington and Jack Johnson: Race Men and Respectability -- W.E.B. Du Bois and Jack Johnson: The Scholar's Pugilist and the Heavyweight Champ as Folk Hero -- Parallel Institutions: Black Sports between the World Wars -- Leisure and Recreation: Some Considerations -- Emmet J. Scott / Leisure Time and the Colored Citizen -- Baseball behind the Veil of Segregation: Negro Teams and Leagues -- Beauregard F. Moseley A Baseball Appeal -- Anderw Rube Foster / Will Colored Baseball Survive the Acid Test? -- Chester L. Washington / Satchel's Back in Town -- Nat Trammel / Baseball Classic -- East vs. West -- An Array of Venues -- and Accomplishments -- The Harlem Rens, Incomparible Courteers -- Gerald Norman / National American Tennis Association Championships -- J. Elmer Reed on the National Negro Bowling Association -- Frank A. Young / Cum Posey: Athlete and Entrepreneur -- Interscholastic and Collegiate Sport: Muscular Assimilationism -- Developing a High School Basketball Tournament -- African American Women Make Their Marks in Sport -- Women's Basketball and the Shape of Things to Come: Bennett College vs. the Philadelphia Tribunes -- Nation Eyes Lincoln and Howard Game -- Hildrus A. Poindexter Discusses the Gridiron World: Lincoln, 1922-23 -- Cultural Critiques -- The Colored Basketball Referee Finally Arrives -- Tuskegee and 'Force' Rapped for Tribute to Knute Rockne -- Wendell Smith / A Strange Tribe: On the Loyalties of Black Fans -- W.E.B. Du Bois, Allison Davis, and Langston Hughes on the Excesses of Black College Sport -- The Quest for Racial Reform: Affirmation and Protest in the Sporting Realm, 1920s and 1930s -- The New Negro in Sports -- James Weldon Johnson on Sportsmen in Black Manhattan -- Robert Hayden / Free Fantasia: Tiger Flowers -- Paris Noir: Eugene Bullard on the Expatiate Experience -- Negotiating the Terms of Black Athletic Achievement -- Harry Levette and Herbert Henegan: Two Considerations of the 1932 Olympic Games -- Black Mercuries: the Meaning of Black Athletic Achievement -- W. Montague Cobb / Race and Runners -- Walter white to Jesse Owens on Race Pride and the Nazi Olympics -- Reckoning with Joe Louis -- Marcus Garvey / The American Negro in Sport -- Richard Wright / High Tide in Harlem: Joe Louis as a Symbol of Freedom -- Willis P. Armstrong / A Toast to joe Louis -- Denouncing Racial Prejudice -- Concerning the Snubbing of Paul Robeson -- The Economics of Bigotry: New Orleans Bars Blacks, Loses a Track Meet -- Itegrationism in Public Recreation: Denver as a Case Study -- NExt Bout -- The NAACP vs Jim Crow: Charles Hamilton Houston on the Politics of Sport in Washington, D.C. -- Strategies of Appeal -- Edwin Bancroft Henderson / the Negro
  • Athlete and Race Prejudice -- Roy Wilkins / That Old Southern Accent -- Paul D. Davis / Students, Teachers Blast Ban against Lacrosse Player: Harvard University and the Color Line -- William A. Brower / Has Professional Football Closed the Door? -- African American Athletes and Democratic Principles: Interpreting the Desegregation of Sport, 1940s and 1950s -- The Meanings of Jackie Robinson -- Walter White / Jackie Robinson on Trial -- Sam Lacy / Campy, Jackie as Dodgers -- Effa Manley / Negro Baseball Is at the Crossroads -- Gerald Early / American Integration, Black Heroism, and the Meaning of Jackie Robinson -- Sport, Culture, and Community in Black America -- E. Franklin Frazier / Society: Status Without Substance -- Dan Burley / The top Tend of the First Fifty Years -- Fritz Pollard Explains REasons for Having a Negro Hall of Fame -- Nelson George on the Harlem Globetrotters -- The First Rounds of the Second Reconstruction -- New Faces in Pro Football -- Are there Too Many Negroes in Baseball? -- To Desegregate the Gold Courses of America -- Rufus Clement / Racial Integration in the Field of Sports -- And They Call This a Democracy: Little League Baseball and the Struggle for Equality -- Weekend at the Penn Relays -- Up Close and Personal -- Adam Buckley Cohen / The Mugging of Johnny Bright -- Andrew W. Ramsey / The Skies Refused to Fall: Crispus Attucks High School and Indiana Basketball -- Is Ralph Dupas Negro or White? -- Althea Gibson / What Now? -- Alex Haley on Wilma Rudolph / The Queen Who Earned Her Crown -- Sport, the Civil Rights Movement, and Black Power, 1960s and 1970s -- Speaking Out and Hanging In -- Negro Athletes and Civil Rights -- Chet Walker / On the Road in the South, 1960 -- A.S. Doc Young / Rebellion at Cal -- The Politics of Protest: Teh 1968 Olympic Games -- Harry Edwards / Mounting the Revolt -- The Boycott Debate: Tommy Smith on Why Negroes Should Boycott the Olympics, and Ralph Boston on Why They Should Not -- Culture and Dissent: Boxing -- James Baldwin / The Fight: Patterson vs. Liston -- Eldridge Cleaver / The Muhammad Ali-Patterson Fight -- Elijah Muhammad Disciplines Muhammad Ali -- Muhammad Ali Faces the Nation -- Progress, Protest, and Alienation in the Sports Factory, 1970s and Beyond -- Challenging the Color Line -- Jess Jackson on Blacks and the Sports $$$ -- Phil Petrie / The NFL Sacks the Black Quarterback -- Eddie Robinson on Grambling's First White Player -- Lloyd V. Hackley / We Need to Educate Our Athletes: Higher Education and Sports -- The Limits of Integration -- Marian E. Washington / Black women in Sports: Can We Get Off The Track? -- Frank Robinson / In America's National Pasttime ... White is the Color of the Game off the Field -- Jim Brown / Racism in Context -- Rafer Johnson / The Decathlete as Community-Builder -- David Aldridge / A Team's Tue Colors: Washington Redskins on and off the Field -- David Zang / An Interview with Calvin Hill -- Margo Jeffersopn on Arthur Ashe: On the Court, in the World -- Black Cultural Commentary: Race Relations and Sport at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century -- School and Society: Athletics and Academics -- Henry Louis Gates Jr. / Delusions of Grandeur -- Anita DeFrantz / Overcoming Obstacles -- Welch Suggs / Left Behind: Title IX and Black Women Athletes -- bell hooks / Dreams of Conquest -- The Pros -- Jackie Joyner-Kersee, a Woman of Substance -- Michael Eric Dyson / Be Like Mike? Michael Jordan and the Pedagogy of Desire -- John Edgar Wideman / Playing Dennis Rodman -- Nikki Giovanni / Iverson's Posse -- Michael Wilbon on Tiger Woods: History in Black and White -- William C
  • Rhoden / NFL's Silent Majority Afraid to Force Change -- Dispatches from the Business Page and Some Thoughts for the Future -- Venus Williams's Star Endorsements -- Kenneth Shropshire / The Next Millenium -- Gerald Early / Performance and Reality: Race, Sports, and the Modern World -- Harry Edwards / The Decline of the Black Athlete
Control code
ocm50554347
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxi, 493 pages
Isbn
9780252028205
Lccn
2002014269
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50554347
  • (OCoLC)50554347
Label
The unlevel playing field : a documentary history of the African American experience in sport, [edited by] David K. Wiggins and Patrick B. Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Antebellum Ordeals: Slavery, Sport, and the Prospects of Freedom -- Tom Molineaux, Black Pioneer in Sport -- Frederick Douglass / Holiday Times -- Francis Fedric / A Corn Shucking -- Solomon Northup / Patting Juba -- Benny Dilliard / Preachin' and Baptizin' -- William Green / Becoming a Race Rider -- Amos Webber Reports on Thanksgiving Field Day -- Striving for Success: African American Athletes in the Early Period of Jim Crow, 1865 -- 1915 -- The Problem of Exclusion -- The Color Line in Organized Baseball -- Weldy Wilberforce Walker / Why Discriminate? -- Health, Recreation, and Sport in the Postbellum Era -- W.E.B. Du Bois / The Problem of Amusement -- Samuel Archer and J.B. Watson on Football at Southern Black Colleges -- Wililam Clarence Matthews / Negro Foot-ball Players on New England Teams -- Thomas J. Clement / Athletics in the American Army -- Sol White / Managers Troubles -- Baseball Among the Fairer Sex Coming into Prominence -- Black Athletic Heroes at the Turn of the Century -- Isaac Murphy, the Great Lexington Jockey -- Marshall Major Taylor, Champion Sprint Cyclist -- George Dixon's Long Career in Boxing -- Peter Jackson and the Elusive Heavyweight Championship -- William Henry Lewis: Uplifting the Race -- Papa Jack: In the Ring and Out -- Booker T. Washington and Jack Johnson: Race Men and Respectability -- W.E.B. Du Bois and Jack Johnson: The Scholar's Pugilist and the Heavyweight Champ as Folk Hero -- Parallel Institutions: Black Sports between the World Wars -- Leisure and Recreation: Some Considerations -- Emmet J. Scott / Leisure Time and the Colored Citizen -- Baseball behind the Veil of Segregation: Negro Teams and Leagues -- Beauregard F. Moseley A Baseball Appeal -- Anderw Rube Foster / Will Colored Baseball Survive the Acid Test? -- Chester L. Washington / Satchel's Back in Town -- Nat Trammel / Baseball Classic -- East vs. West -- An Array of Venues -- and Accomplishments -- The Harlem Rens, Incomparible Courteers -- Gerald Norman / National American Tennis Association Championships -- J. Elmer Reed on the National Negro Bowling Association -- Frank A. Young / Cum Posey: Athlete and Entrepreneur -- Interscholastic and Collegiate Sport: Muscular Assimilationism -- Developing a High School Basketball Tournament -- African American Women Make Their Marks in Sport -- Women's Basketball and the Shape of Things to Come: Bennett College vs. the Philadelphia Tribunes -- Nation Eyes Lincoln and Howard Game -- Hildrus A. Poindexter Discusses the Gridiron World: Lincoln, 1922-23 -- Cultural Critiques -- The Colored Basketball Referee Finally Arrives -- Tuskegee and 'Force' Rapped for Tribute to Knute Rockne -- Wendell Smith / A Strange Tribe: On the Loyalties of Black Fans -- W.E.B. Du Bois, Allison Davis, and Langston Hughes on the Excesses of Black College Sport -- The Quest for Racial Reform: Affirmation and Protest in the Sporting Realm, 1920s and 1930s -- The New Negro in Sports -- James Weldon Johnson on Sportsmen in Black Manhattan -- Robert Hayden / Free Fantasia: Tiger Flowers -- Paris Noir: Eugene Bullard on the Expatiate Experience -- Negotiating the Terms of Black Athletic Achievement -- Harry Levette and Herbert Henegan: Two Considerations of the 1932 Olympic Games -- Black Mercuries: the Meaning of Black Athletic Achievement -- W. Montague Cobb / Race and Runners -- Walter white to Jesse Owens on Race Pride and the Nazi Olympics -- Reckoning with Joe Louis -- Marcus Garvey / The American Negro in Sport -- Richard Wright / High Tide in Harlem: Joe Louis as a Symbol of Freedom -- Willis P. Armstrong / A Toast to joe Louis -- Denouncing Racial Prejudice -- Concerning the Snubbing of Paul Robeson -- The Economics of Bigotry: New Orleans Bars Blacks, Loses a Track Meet -- Itegrationism in Public Recreation: Denver as a Case Study -- NExt Bout -- The NAACP vs Jim Crow: Charles Hamilton Houston on the Politics of Sport in Washington, D.C. -- Strategies of Appeal -- Edwin Bancroft Henderson / the Negro
  • Athlete and Race Prejudice -- Roy Wilkins / That Old Southern Accent -- Paul D. Davis / Students, Teachers Blast Ban against Lacrosse Player: Harvard University and the Color Line -- William A. Brower / Has Professional Football Closed the Door? -- African American Athletes and Democratic Principles: Interpreting the Desegregation of Sport, 1940s and 1950s -- The Meanings of Jackie Robinson -- Walter White / Jackie Robinson on Trial -- Sam Lacy / Campy, Jackie as Dodgers -- Effa Manley / Negro Baseball Is at the Crossroads -- Gerald Early / American Integration, Black Heroism, and the Meaning of Jackie Robinson -- Sport, Culture, and Community in Black America -- E. Franklin Frazier / Society: Status Without Substance -- Dan Burley / The top Tend of the First Fifty Years -- Fritz Pollard Explains REasons for Having a Negro Hall of Fame -- Nelson George on the Harlem Globetrotters -- The First Rounds of the Second Reconstruction -- New Faces in Pro Football -- Are there Too Many Negroes in Baseball? -- To Desegregate the Gold Courses of America -- Rufus Clement / Racial Integration in the Field of Sports -- And They Call This a Democracy: Little League Baseball and the Struggle for Equality -- Weekend at the Penn Relays -- Up Close and Personal -- Adam Buckley Cohen / The Mugging of Johnny Bright -- Andrew W. Ramsey / The Skies Refused to Fall: Crispus Attucks High School and Indiana Basketball -- Is Ralph Dupas Negro or White? -- Althea Gibson / What Now? -- Alex Haley on Wilma Rudolph / The Queen Who Earned Her Crown -- Sport, the Civil Rights Movement, and Black Power, 1960s and 1970s -- Speaking Out and Hanging In -- Negro Athletes and Civil Rights -- Chet Walker / On the Road in the South, 1960 -- A.S. Doc Young / Rebellion at Cal -- The Politics of Protest: Teh 1968 Olympic Games -- Harry Edwards / Mounting the Revolt -- The Boycott Debate: Tommy Smith on Why Negroes Should Boycott the Olympics, and Ralph Boston on Why They Should Not -- Culture and Dissent: Boxing -- James Baldwin / The Fight: Patterson vs. Liston -- Eldridge Cleaver / The Muhammad Ali-Patterson Fight -- Elijah Muhammad Disciplines Muhammad Ali -- Muhammad Ali Faces the Nation -- Progress, Protest, and Alienation in the Sports Factory, 1970s and Beyond -- Challenging the Color Line -- Jess Jackson on Blacks and the Sports $$$ -- Phil Petrie / The NFL Sacks the Black Quarterback -- Eddie Robinson on Grambling's First White Player -- Lloyd V. Hackley / We Need to Educate Our Athletes: Higher Education and Sports -- The Limits of Integration -- Marian E. Washington / Black women in Sports: Can We Get Off The Track? -- Frank Robinson / In America's National Pasttime ... White is the Color of the Game off the Field -- Jim Brown / Racism in Context -- Rafer Johnson / The Decathlete as Community-Builder -- David Aldridge / A Team's Tue Colors: Washington Redskins on and off the Field -- David Zang / An Interview with Calvin Hill -- Margo Jeffersopn on Arthur Ashe: On the Court, in the World -- Black Cultural Commentary: Race Relations and Sport at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century -- School and Society: Athletics and Academics -- Henry Louis Gates Jr. / Delusions of Grandeur -- Anita DeFrantz / Overcoming Obstacles -- Welch Suggs / Left Behind: Title IX and Black Women Athletes -- bell hooks / Dreams of Conquest -- The Pros -- Jackie Joyner-Kersee, a Woman of Substance -- Michael Eric Dyson / Be Like Mike? Michael Jordan and the Pedagogy of Desire -- John Edgar Wideman / Playing Dennis Rodman -- Nikki Giovanni / Iverson's Posse -- Michael Wilbon on Tiger Woods: History in Black and White -- William C
  • Rhoden / NFL's Silent Majority Afraid to Force Change -- Dispatches from the Business Page and Some Thoughts for the Future -- Venus Williams's Star Endorsements -- Kenneth Shropshire / The Next Millenium -- Gerald Early / Performance and Reality: Race, Sports, and the Modern World -- Harry Edwards / The Decline of the Black Athlete
Control code
ocm50554347
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxi, 493 pages
Isbn
9780252028205
Lccn
2002014269
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o50554347
  • (OCoLC)50554347

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