Darwin's Athletes: How Sport Has Damaged Black America and Preserved the Myth of Race

Darwin's Athletes: How Sport Has Damaged Black America and Preserved the Myth of Race

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DARWIN'S ATHLETES focuses on society's fixation with black athletic achievement. Hoberman argues that this obsession has come to play a troubling role in African American life and our country's race relations. Rich, flamboyant superstars lend credence to age-old prejudices, recycled "scientific" theories denigrating black intelligence, and stereotypes of black violence. This portrayal of black identity encourages a disdain for academic achievement already too widespread… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Mariner Books (November 03, 1997)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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