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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...

Sports Plantation

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

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)

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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In this program, Jim Brown states: "We have athletes today that make millions of dollars. You have not one that will truly reinvest in his people. They are enjoying the good life on the bodies of Jackie Robinson, Paul...

Arthur Ashe’s Whistleblower

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

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)