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Latino and African American Athletes Today

A Biographical Dictionary
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Biography: sport, Social Science, Biography / Autobiography, Sociology, Ethnic Cultures - General, Sports - General, Sports & Recreation / General, Ethnic Studies - General, African American athletes, Biography, Dictionaries, Hispanic American ath
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African Americans and Latino Americans have played an increasingly significant role in the ongoing saga of American sports--and not just in popular sports like basketball and baseball. This is the first comprehensive, multisport biographical resource to concentrate exclusively on the accomplishments, achievements, and personal struggles of notable African American and.

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David L. Porter has edited several reference books on sports, including the Biographical Dictionary of American Sports and Latino and African American Athletes Today: A Biographical Dictionary.

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Jefferson, NC: McFarland, Pp. Notes, bibliography, and index. $ softcover. Reviewed by Andrew McGregor The Harlem Renaissance is frequently described as a flowering of African American social, cultural, and artistic expression. Two U.S.-born Latino women were detained by a Border Patrol agent last May for simply speaking Spanish in a convenience store; the American Civil Liberties Union recently sued U.S.

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Jackie Robinson and 10 Other African American Pioneers in Sports These black athletes broke barriers, represented their communities and made history with their impressive athletic skills. By Eudie PakAuthor: Eudie Pak.Hispanic athletes have succeeded at breaking records while also breaking down racial and cultural barriers in professional sports.

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