Men's College Athletics and the Politics of Racial Equality

Five Pioneer Stories of Black Manliness, White Citizenship, and American Democracy

Gregory Kaliss
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248 pages
6 x 9

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction: College Sports, “Fair Play,” and Black Masculinity 1. “Our Own ‘Roby’” and “the Dark Cloud”: Paul Robeson at Rutgers, 1915–1919 2. “Harbingers of Progress” and “the Gold Dust Trio”: Kenny Washington, Woody Strode, Jackie Robinson, and the 1939 UCLA Football Team 3. “A First-Class Gentleman” and “That Big N——r”: Wilt Chamberlain at the University of Kansas, 1955–1958 4. “Our Colored Boy” and “Fine Black Athletes”: Charlie Scott at the University of North Carolina, 1965–1970 5. “Those Nigras” and “Men Again”: Bear Bryant, John Mitchell, and Wilbur Jackson at the University of Alabama, 1969–1973 Conclusion: What We Talk about When We Talk about Sports Notes Bibliography Index