The revolt of the Black athlete / Harry Edwards ; with a new introduction and afterword.

"In 1968, Harry Edwards, virtually alone, opposed the U.S. Olympic Committee, the political establishment, and the mass media and made an international issue of the Olympic boycott movement. In this book, he explains why he organized the Olympic boycott, why black athletes revolted, and why the...

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Main Author: Edwards, Harry, 1942- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2017]
Edition:50th anniversary edition.
Series:Sport and society.
Table of Contents:
  • The emergence of the black athlete in America
  • Sports and the mass media
  • Mounting revolt
  • Feeding the flame
  • Mexico City, 1968
  • The future direction of the revolt.