Synopses & Reviews
Filled with stories about sports figures like Muhammad Ali, Roberto Clemente, Tony Elliot, Tiger Woods, and Venus and Serena Williams, this new edition describes the changing face of diversity in sport (the growing numbers of Latino and female college and professional athletes). He addresses the value of youth athletic programs; the dangers of new racial stereotypes; and the importance of educating athletes to better balance sports and education fame and social responsibility.
This book blends an insider's critique of the race politics of the sports industry withand activist's crusade against racial injustice.
An eye-opening racial and gender report card on the state of sport and society at the start of the twenty-first century.