What does it mean to be a black athlete? 60 years ago, one would say that being a black athlete in a professional game dominated by whites was a blessing. "The athlete has proven himself worthy of crossing the color line."(KELVIN SIMS) In other words the ideology that they are a threat to white society is disappeared. This is not the same in today's society. A key issue in the neo-nationalization of the black Society
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Jordan and the World He Made, 1st Broadway Books trade pbk February 2000.
Jackie Robinson, Alfred Duckett, I Never Had It Made : An Autobiography of Jackie Robinson, Ecco May 2003.
John N. Smallwood, Allen Iverson : Fear no One, Pocket October 2001.
Loadstone. Discusses the role of sports and violence surrounding it... November 2003
KELVIN SIMS, A history lesson in two words: One man's brave act still echoes in an ambivalent age.
Steve Rushing, Sports Illustrated: Iverson a Balla', October 23 2001