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Cahn, Susan, "'Cinderellas' of Sport: Black Women in Track and Field" is reprinted with the permission of The Free Press, a Division of Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group, from Coming on Strong: Gender and Sexuality in Twentieth-Century Women's Sport by Susan K. Cahn. Copyright © 1994 by Susan K. Cahn. All rights reserved.
Edwards, Harry, "Crisis of Black Athletes on the Eve of the Twenty-first Century" first appeared in Society Vol. 37 (March/April 2000): 9-13. Reprinted with permission by Harry Edwards.
Grundy, Pamela, "A Special Type of Discipline: Manhood and Community in African-American Institutions, 1923-1957" first appeared in Pamela Grundy, Learning to Win: Sports, Education, and Social Change in Twentieth-Century North Carolina. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2001. © 2001 by Pamela Grundy. Use by permission of the University of North Carolina Press.
Kellner, Douglas, "The Sports Spectacle, Michael Jordan, and Nike" first appeared as "The Sports Spectacle, Michael Jordan and Nike: Unholy Alliance?" in Michael Jordan, Inc. Corporate Sport, Media Culture, and Late Modern America, edited by David Andrews," SUNY Press, 2001:37-64.
Lanctot, Neil, "'A General Understanding': Organized Baseball and Black Professional Baseball, 1900-1930" is reprinted from Fair Dealing and Clean Playing: The Hilldale Club and the Development of Black Professional Baseball, 1910-1932 by Neil Lanctot by permission of the University of Nebraska Press. © 1994 Neil Lanctot.
Lomax, Michael E., "Black Entrepreneurship in the National Pastime: The Rise of Semiprofessional Baseball in Black Chicago. 1890-1915" first appeared in the Journal of Sport History 25 (Spring 1998); 43-64. Reprinted with permission by Michael E. Lomax.
Liberti, Rita," 'We Were Ladies, We Just Played Basketball Like Boys': African American Womanhood and Competitive Basketball at Bennett College, 1928-1942" first appeared in the Journal of Sport History 26, (Fall 1999): 567-584. Reprinted with permission by Rita Liberti.
Martin, Charles H., "Jim Crow in the Gymnasium: The Integration of College Basketball in the American South" first appeared in The International Journal of the History of Sport 10 (April 1993): 68-86. Reprinted with permission by Frank Cass Publishers.
Miller, Patrick B., "The Anatomy of Scientific Racism: Racialist Responses to Black Athletic Achievement" first appeared in the Journal of Sport History 25 (Spring 1998); 119-151. Reprinted with permission by Patrick B. Miller.
Pierce, Richard B., "More Than a Game: The Political Meaning of High School Basketball in Indianapolis" first appeared in the Journal of Urban History, 27 November 2000, pp. 3-23. Reprinted by permission of Sage Publications.
Roberts, Randy "Year of the Comet: Jack Johnson versus Jim Jeffries, July 4,1910" is reprinted with the permission of The Free Press, a Division of Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group, from Papa Jack: Jack Johnson and the Era of White Hopes by Randy Roberts. © 1983 The Free Press.
Ruck, Rob, "Sport and Black Pittsburgh, 1900-1930," first appeared in Rob Ruck, Sandlot Seasons: Sport in Black Pittsburgh. University of Illionois Press, 1987. Reprinted with permission by University of Illinois Press.
Smith, Thomas G., "Civil Rights on the Gridiron: The Kennedy Administration and the Desegregation of the Washington Redskins" first appeared in the Journal of Sport History 14 (Summer 1987); 189-208. Reprinted with permission by Thomas G. Smith.
Spivey, Donald, "'End Jim Crow in Sports': The Leonard Bates Controversy and Protest at New York University, 1940-1941" first appeared in the Journal of Sport History 15 (Winter 1988) 282-303. Reprinted with permission by Donald Spivey.
Tygiel, Jules, "Jackie Robinson: 'A Lone Negro' in Major League Baseball" first appeared as "A Lone Negro in the Game" in Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy, 2nd Edition by Jules Tygiel. © 1997 by Jules Tygiel. Used by permission of Oxford University Press, Inc.
Wiggins, David K., "Edwin Bancroft Henderson, African-American Athletes, and the Writing of Sport History" first appeared in David K. Wiggins, Glory Bound: Black Athletes in a White America. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1997. Reprinted with permission by Syracuse University Press.
Wiggins, William H., "Joe Louis: American Folk Hero" first appeared in Joe Louis: American Folk Hero, Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa, 1991. Reprinted with permission by William H. Wiggins.
Zang, David W., "The Greatest: Muhammad Ali's Confounding Character" first appeared in David K. Zang, Sportswars: Athletes in the Age of Aquarius, Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkanas Press, 2001. Reprinted by permission of the University of Arkansas Press. © 2001 David W. Zang.