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Race and sports


"Black athletic superiority" is the unscientific ... and their possible effect on sports performance have been ...

African-American Firsts: Athletes - Biography.com


Explore Biography's collection of African-American Firsts: Athletes. ... world record holder "Major" Taylor was just the second black world champion in any sport.

The 20 Most Influential African-American Athletes Who Changed ...


Feb 28, 2012 ... Black athletes hold a special place in American sporting lore, and these 20 athletes were the most influential in changing American sports ...

Sports, African Americans - HistoryWired: A few of our favorite things


Struggle and achievement, prejudice and recognition are the themes that characterize the history of black athletes in American sports. That history parallels and ...

African American Sports Related Artwork – It's A Black Thang.com


This page features our African American sports related art work. We feature art work from various artists including: Frank Morrison, Ernest Watson, Earl Jackson.

Race and Sport - Clark Science Center


Consequently, an explanation of black dominance in major sports which focuses predominately on physical differences between blacks and whites often results ...

Sports Moments in Black History - Kidzworld


Feb 5, 2012 ... February is Black History Month so Kidzworld's Sports Zone is saluting some of America's greatest African American athletes. Check out this ...

African-American Athletes | History Detectives | PBS


More from Tukufu about African-American Athletes. For African-American athletes , overcoming the color barrier in pro sports was only the beginning of their ...

Sports: Sports' 20 most influential African-Americans


Feb 19, 2008 ... February is Black History Month. So today, we look at the 20 most important and influential African-Americansin sports history. 1.

The forgotten godfathers of black American sport - CNN.com


Feb 22, 2013 ... Who were the godfathers of African American sport? Basketball players? Boxers? No, they were jockeys who reached dizzying success.

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African-American Firsts in Sports - Biography.com


Jan 31, 2013 ... Given the frequency with which we see African-American superstars like NBA ... James or NFLer Adrian Peterson light up the sports highlight...

Black Women in Sports - Black History - HISTORY.com


A number of African-American female athletes have emerged as trailblazers in their particular sports over the years, from track and field and tennis to figure ...

The history of black athletes in America transcends their exploits on ...


Feb 24, 2010 ... To trace our history, black/African-American history, is to discover and then realize that the role of sports has never been only recreation, only ...