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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Jackie 75

04.13.2022

On this episode, we bring on sports reporter and investigative journalist Bradford William Davis to dish on all things Black baseball. As part of our episode celebrating the legacy of Jackie Robinson and the 75th anniversary of him breaking the ...

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