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Legends of Sports

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TBJ #2205 – “LEGENDS OF SPORTS” Arthur Ashe, Wilma Rudolph, Jackie Robinson, Jim Brown and John Thompson are all legends in the sports world.  These renowned athletes are among the personalities profiled in this edit...

Gold Is Also Black: The Story of a Black Quarterback

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Sandy Stephens was the first Black man to play quarterback for the storied University of Minnesota football team. In many ways, he was a forerunner of the athletic quarterbacks in the NFL today, scrambling to extend p...

Jim Brown: Out of Bounds

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This 1989 program features National Football League (NFL) Hall of Famer football player Jim Brown. It has been said by many sports observers that Jim Brown is one of the greatest football players that have ever lived....

Sports Plantation

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A look at why so many Black athletes never graduate from White colleges. Guest: John Thompson (407)

1980 Olympics: Lost Gold

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A discussion of the pros and cons of the U.S. boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.   (306)

The Price of Gold

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A look at the history of the Olympics and the American athletes who have shared or hoped to share in the Olympic spirit. (314) 

The Mystery of Black Survival in Sports

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Educators Dana Brooks and Ron Althouse, editors of “Racism in College Sports,” provide a scholarly approach to the issue of racism in college athletics.(2810)

A $40 Million Slave

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William C. Rhoden, New York Times’ sports columnist and author of “Forty Million Dollar Slaves,” discusses the evolution of exploitation in athletics. (3004)