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Title From Jack Johnson to Lebron James : sports, media, and the color line / edited by Chris Lamb.
Publication Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2016]
Description 632 pages ; 23 cm
Call # 070.449796 F
Summary "A collection of essays about the intersection of sports, race, and the media in the 20th century and beyond"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Short title table of contents: Framing white hopes : the... era of Jack Johnson.-- Jesse Owens, a black pearl ..: a case study of press coverage.-- Mutifarious hero: Joe Louis.-- Outside the pale: the exclusion of blacks from the National Football League, 1934-1946. -- Democracy on the field: the Black press takes on white baseball. -- A nod from destiny: [coverage] of Kenny Washington's entry into the National Football League. -- Jackie Robinson and the American mind.-- "This is it!": the public relations of Wendell Smith and Jackie Robinson... -- Integrating New Year's Day: the racial politics of college bowl games in the American South. -- Main Bout, Inc. : the cancelled Muhammad Ali-Ernie Terrell fight. -- A "race" for equality: press coverage of the 1968 Olympic protest by Tommie Smith and John Carlos.-- Sports Illustrated's African American Athlete series -- Rebellion in the kingdom of swat: coverage of Curt Flood's lawsuit against Major League Baseball -- Chasing Babe Ruth: coverage of Hank Aaron-- Arthur Ashe: coverage of USA Today's outing -- Michael Jordan's family values -- Rush Limbaugh, Donovan McNabb, and a "little social concern" -- I'm the king of the world: Barry Bonds and the race for the record -- Redemption in the field: Michael Vick -- Weighing in on the coaching decision.-- The LeBron James decision in the age of Obama.
Subject Mass media and sports -- United States.
Sports -- Social aspects -- United States.
African American athletes.
Discrimination in sports -- United States.
Racism in sports -- United States.
Racism in mass media.
African American athletes. (OCoLC)fst00799025
Discrimination in sports. (OCoLC)fst00895130
Mass media and sports. (OCoLC)fst01011368
Racism in mass media. (OCoLC)fst01086657
Racism in sports. (OCoLC)fst01086664
Sports -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01130525
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Addl. Author Lamb, Chris, 1958- editor.
ISBN 9780803276802 paperback
080327680X paperback

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