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The Heritage

Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism

by Howard Bryant

Hardcover, 272 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26.95 |

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The Heritage
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Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism
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Howard Bryant

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Traces the history of the athlete activist, detailing the challenges historical and present day athletes face and how the relationship between sports and politics has always been more complicated for Black athletes.

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How Taking A Stand For Justice Can Threaten The Careers Of Black Athletes

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To Play, Protest Or Both? Book Traces 'The Heritage' Of Black Athlete Activists

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