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Game of Privilege: An African American History of Golf

Lane Demas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634227
eISBN:
9781469634241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634227.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This groundbreaking history of African Americans and golf explores the role of race, class, and public space in golf course development, the stories of individual black golfers during the age of ... More


Epilogue

Damion L. Thomas

in Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter explores the continued usage of sports as a U.S. foreign policy tool after the Mexico City Olympic protests. The United States as well as other global powers continued to ... More


The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

Pellom McDaniels III

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142715
eISBN:
9780813144276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142715.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy explores the extraordinary life and career of one of the nineteenth century's most important exemplars of African American potentiality. Murphy ... More


Epilogue

Pellom McDaniels III

in The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142715
eISBN:
9780813144276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142715.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

The aftermath of Isaac Murphy's death is accounted for, as well as Lucy Murphy's life as a widow, the changing nature of horse racing, and the effects of Plessy v. Ferguson on African Americans. The ... More


. Town and Sword: Black Boxers at Columbus, New Mexico, 1916–1922

Horace Nash

in Of Times and Race: Essays Inspired by John F. Marszalek

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036392
eISBN:
9781621030522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036392.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Columbus is a small isolated community in Luna County, New Mexico, three miles north of the Mexican border. After World War I, local white sensitivity to black behavior intensified due to changing ... More


Introduction

Damion L. Thomas

in Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory chapter examines the politicizing effects of American popular culture during the Cold War era. The U.S. government tried to show that American policies were supportive of the ... More


Playing Politics: The Formation of the U.S. Cold War–Era Athletic Foreign Policy

Damion L. Thomas

in Globetrotting: African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037177
eISBN:
9780252094293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037177.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter highlights the formalization of U.S. Cold War sport foreign policy. As the Soviet Union reentered the Olympic movement in 1952, sport took on heightened meaning, and became a proxy for ... More


Recreation and Sports

Arna Bontemps

in The Negro in Illinois: The WPA Papers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037696
eISBN:
9780252094958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037696.003.0021
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes Negro recreation and sports in Illinois in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In 1847, a ten-mile foot race in Chicago was witnessed by more than 1,000 ... More


Goodwill Ambassadors: African American Athletes and U.S. Cultural Diplomacy, 1947–1968

Damion Thomas

in African Americans in U.S. Foreign Policy: From the Era of Frederick Douglass to the Age of Obama

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038877
eISBN:
9780252096839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038877.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the “challenges, contradictions, and political nature” of African American sports emissaries during the early Cold War era. Recognizing the impact that Soviet declarations of ... More


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