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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...

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...

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)

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...

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) 

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)

Arthur Ashe’s Whistleblower

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

Sports Plantation

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