Moments of Impact: Injury, Racialized Memory, and Reconciliation in College Football

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In the first half of the twentieth century, Jack Trice, Ozzie Simmons, and Johnny Bright played college football for three Iowa institutions: Iowa State University, the University of Iowa, and Drake University, respectively. At a time when the overwhelming majority of their opponents and teammates were white, the three men, all African American, sustained serious injuries on the gridiron due to foul play, either because of their talents, their race, or, most likely, an ugly combination of the two. Moments of Impact tells ...

Moments of Impact: Injury, Racialized Memory, and Reconciliation in College Football 2016, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln

ISBN-13: 9780803245785

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