Great African Americans in Sports
The Outstanding African Americans Series are twelve exciting books that offer fascinating up-to-date biographical accounts of notable African American men and women and their contributions to our culture. Each book features seven intriguing, in depth profiles plus six additional shorter profiles. Numerous intimate full-color photos help add a personal dimension to the fascinating information.
Before desegregation, sports was one of the few areas where African Americans had the chance to achieve great success. Great African Americans in Sports takes a candid look at the unforgettable lives of modern African American sports figures as well as the earlier heroes who helped break the color barrier for them.
Major profiles in this book include: