Civil Rights Meets College Football
January 20, 2014
Hour 2: 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 Breaking the Line: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights  (Simon & Schuster, 2013). Freedman joined us in October, and today, we’ll listen back to the interview as part of our Martin Luther King Jr. Day special.
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