Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas

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Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas - Hurd, Michael
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At a time when "Friday night lights" shone only on white high school football games, African American teams across Texas burned up the gridiron on Wednesday and Thursday nights. The segregated high schools in the Prairie View Interscholastic League (the African American counterpart of the University Interscholastic League, which excluded black schools from membership until 1967) created an exciting brand of football that produced hundreds of outstanding players, many of whom became college All-Americans, All-Pros, and Pro ...

Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas 2017, University of Texas Press

ISBN-13: 9781477310342

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