The Black Athlete in Big-Time Intercollegiate Sports, 1941-1968* THE FAILURE of the scholarly community to look seriously at the history of blacks in big-time intercollegiate sports is a missed opportunity to

@inproceedings{Spivey1983TheBA,
  title={The Black Athlete in Big-Time Intercollegiate Sports, 1941-1968* THE FAILURE of the scholarly community to look seriously at the history of blacks in big-time intercollegiate sports is a missed opportunity to},
  author={Donald Spivey},
  year={1983}
}
THE FAILURE of the scholarly community to look seriously at the history of blacks in big-time intercollegiate sports is a missed opportunity to understand an important dimension of African-American intellectual history, the nature and development of the modern civil rights struggle, and the black protest movement. Protest is synonymous with the experience of black people in the United States from slavery to the present. In the immediate years before America's advent into World War II, important… 

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