Blood, sweat, et tears : Jake Gaither, Florida A et M, and the history of Black college football (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Blood, sweat, et tears : Jake Gaither, Florida A et M, and the history of Black college football

Author: Derrick E White
Publisher: Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Summary:
"Blood, sweat, and tears explores the legacy of black college football, taking as its central figure one of the most successful coaches in its history, Jake Gaither. A paradoxical figure, he was leader of the most feared and respected black college football program in the country, and yet many questioned his racial loyalties during the height of the civil rights movement ... a ... story of black college football  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derrick E White
ISBN: 9781469652443 1469652447
OCLC Number: 1121488711
Description: 303 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 25 cm
Contents: The color line of scrimmage and sporting congregations --
Florida A et M develops a sporting congregation --
A double-v campaign on the field and off --
The golden age of black college football begins --
Championships and civil rights --
Black gold --
Desegregation, decline, and black power --
Jake Gaither's last season and the end of an era --
Chasing ghosts: HBCU football at the end of the century.
Other Titles: Blood, sweat, and tears
Responsibility: Derrick E. White.

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Explores the legacy of Black college football, with Florida A&M's Jake Gaither as its central character, one of the most successful coaches in its history. A paradoxical figure, Gaither led one of  Read more...

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