The Black Athlete

By Louis Moore and Derrick White

What's The Black Athlete about?

This is a podcast by Louis Moore and Derrick White. As trained historians and leading scholars on sports and race, we discuss the history of the black athlete in a contemporary conversation. Moore is the author of I Fight for a Living: Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, and also We Will Win the Day: The Civil Rights Movement, The Black Athlete, and the Quest for Equality. White is the author of The Challenge of Blackness: The Institute of the Black World and Political Activism in the 1970s, and Blood, Sweat, and Tears: Jake Gaither, Florida A&M, and the History of Black College Football

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Choppin it Up, April 2021

04.23.2021

It has been a good 6 weeks since we recorded. Sorry we left you. In this episode, we discuss the newest information on the Eyes of Texas, Tennessee State's Hiring of Eddie George, and why LeBron James is right to ...

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