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Breaking the line : the season in Black college football that transformed the sport and changed the course of civil rights

Author: Samuel G Freedman
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the 1967 football season leading up to that year's black college championship between Grambling College and Florida A&M, and how it fit into the civil rights struggles of the time.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel G Freedman
ISBN: 9781439189771 1439189773 9781439189788 1439189781 143918979X 9781439189795
OCLC Number: 819741529
Description: xii, 318 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Behind God's back --
Draw water where you can --
The laboratory for manhood --
Spared for something --
Somebody has got to pay --
The best quarterback tonight --
Diplomacy with downtown --
That's my blood --
Borrowed time --
Juneteenth in December --
History in the air --
Epilogue: Their lives, their legacy --
1967 regular-season records --
Starting lineups.
Responsibility: Samuel G. Freedman.

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Looks at the 1967 football season leading up to that year's black college championship between Grambling College and Florida A&M, and how it fit into the civil rights struggles of the time.

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