College Football And Civil Rights
October 3, 2013
Hour 1: Where did college sports and racial integration meet? This hour, we’ll take a look at black college football in the civil rights era with Samuel G. Freedman , journalist and professor of journalism at Columbia University. He writes about the 1967 season at Grambling and Florida A&M and the larger struggle for equality in the new book “Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights” (Simon & Schuster, 2013). Grambling plays Prarie View in the State Fair Classic on Saturday.
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