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Can Black Athletes Score in the Classroom?

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Black athletes have proven that they are winners on the playing field, but poor school performance has plagued their ability to earn high marks in academics. Dr. Leonard Moore, director of African and African-American...

No More Jackie Robinsons

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Shaun Powell, Newsday sports columnist and author of Souled Out? How Blacks Are Winning and Losing in Sports, dissects issues like the reluctance among many sports stars to engage in Black activism or their indifferen...

Arthur Ashe’s Whistleblower

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A journalist talks about Ashe’s youth and tennis. (2804)

The Winning Spirit

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Arthur Ashe, Wilma Rudolph, Jackie Robinson and Marcus Haines are all legends in the sports world. These renowned athletes are among the personalities profiled on this edition for their “winning spirit.” (2205)