Overview:Tackling Jim Crow: Racial Segregation in Professional Football - Many are familiar with Jackie Robinson and the integration of Major League Baseball after all the years of separate black and white leagues, but fewer people know of the segregation and then integration of the National Football League. The timing and sequence of events were different, but football followed a pattern similar to that of baseball in regard to the beginning and end of racial segregation. This work traces professional football's movement from segregation to integration, beginning with a discussion of the various reasons why the game was segregated to begin with. The schemes that NFL owners came up with to ban African Americans from the league in the 1930s and 1940s, and how these barriers broke down after World War II, are described and the author considers how professional football overcame the legacies of Jim Crow and how Jim Crow laws may still haunt the game.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725641-9780786415977. It was written by the following authors: Alan H. Levy. Book Tackling Jim Crow: Racial Segregation in Professional Football, which can be read online, published by the company: McFarland & CoInc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, Education, Society, Politics. The book was published on 2003-06-30 00:00:00. It has 180 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 249 g. File for download Tackling Jim Crow: Racial Segregation in Professional Football has PDF format and is called tackling-jim-crow-racial-segregation-in-professional-football.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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