Taking A Knee, Taking A Stand

Taking A Knee, Taking A Stand

African American Athletes and the Fight for Social Justice

Book - 2020
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"A decade-by-decade account of African-American athlete activism told through the stories of prominent athletes who fought for racial or gender equality, often at the expense of their reputation or their ability to practice their sport. From Jesse Owens's performance in the 1936 Olympics to Colin Kaepernick's controversial kneel during the national anthem, this book show that the actions of these brave men and women are living history, part of an arc of progress on civil rights that is ongoing and far from over"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Imagine, [2020]
ISBN: 9781623545376
1623545374
Branch Call Number: 796.08996 SCHRON
Characteristics: x, 182 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

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