Politics and Protest in Sports

Politics and Protest in Sports


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Politics and Protest in Sports covers the history of athletes of color using their position on the national stage to fight racism and injustice. Boxers and track stars, quarterbacks and point guards, have shown that sports and protest can indeed mix. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781641856232
Publisher: North Star Editions
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 12 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Who Is More Patriotic? 4

Chapter 2 The Beginning of Integration 16

Chapter 3 The Rise of Protest 30

Chapter 4 Athletes Take a Stand 44

Chapter 5 The World Stage 56

Chapter 6 The Business of Sport 68

Chapter 7 Racism Continues 78

Chapter 8 Heroes or Villains? 92

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Authors 112

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