The Body Still Comes First: What Happens When Black Athletes Stand Up

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Journalist Howard Bryant explores the protest politics of Black athletes in America – as a historical committment of the country’s highest profile Black workers towards the communities that raised them, and the subject of intense backlash from an ownership class pushing sports, and culture at large, towards unquestioning authoritarianism.

Howard is the author of The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism

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