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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...

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)

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...

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)

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)

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...