$40 Million Slaves

$40 Million Slaves

The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of the Black Athlete

Book - 2006
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
Renowned New York Times columnist Rhoden deconstructs the black athlete in this explosive and absorbing discussion of race, politics, and the history of American sports. He argues that for all their money and fame, black athletes are no better off than slaves whose masters forced them to race and fight.
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780609601204
0609601202
Call Number: 796.0899 R3466f
Characteristics: xiii, 286 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

l
LadySugar
Dec 06, 2013

I loved this book. It brings to light a perspective that is still fervently denied by some. This book really provoked me to think about the ongoing struggle by African Americans today that is truly exclusive and cannot be compared to struggles of other groups or races of people. A must read.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at SFPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top