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eBook African-American Athletes (A to Z of African Americans) ePub

by Nathan Aaseng

  • ISBN: 0816048053
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Nathan Aaseng
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Facts on File (February 1, 2003)
  • Pages: 262
  • ePub book: 1496 kb
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African-American Athletes. Athletes have always been seen as role models, as heroes, as gifted individuals who can entertain and inspire their fans with acts of grace, strength, agility, and skill. From ice hockey to track and field, from tennis to boxing, African Americans have excelled in every major sport. From the late 19th century through the present day, many of the most respected and well-known personalities in professional and amateur sports have been African Americans.

African Americans from A to Z A Celebration of Black History Month A is for Maya Angelou One of the most important sources of Angelou's fame in the early 1990s was President Bill Clinton's invitation to write and read the first inaugural poem in decades. Americans all across the country watched the six-foot-tall, elegantly-dressed woman as she read her poem for the new president on January 20, 1993

American Reference Books Annual. a good addition to any school or public library that does not already have a concise overview of African American scientists in its collection.

American Reference Books Annual.

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African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa. The phrase generally refers to descendants of enslaved black people who are from the United States. African Americans constitute the third largest ethnic group and the second largest racial group in the US, after White Americans and Hispanic and Latino Americans.

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In recent years, African Americans have been getting in wealth . Beyonce is the twentieth richest African American in the world. In addition to this, he made number four for the Athletes Who Spark the Most Fan Arguments and Athletes Who Should Get a Reality Show.

In recent years, African Americans have been getting in wealth, particularly in the entertainment industry. The instances of entrepreneurial endeavors hitching off of entertainment success are on the rise. With that being sai. . Michael was a star player for the NBA and it was through his career in basketball that launched his run of tremendous success and his climb to fame.

However, times are changing and the world is new place with every sunrise

However, times are changing and the world is new place with every sunrise. African-Americans are stepping up their game not only on the playing field but in business as well. In February of 2005 the NFL accepted its first owner in Arizona businessman Reggie Fowler for reported 600 million dollars. The new owner in Minnesota is welcome sight since the NFL has long been criticized for its unfair hiring practices. Presently, of the 32 teams in the NFL only 5 are African-American. The NCAA an even lower amount with even more teams to choose from.

From Amos 'n' Andy to The Jeffersons to Family Matters to Chappelle's Show, this volume covers it all with entries .

From Amos 'n' Andy to The Jeffersons to Family Matters to Chappelle's Show, this volume covers it all with entries on all different genres animation, documentaries, sitcoms, sports, talk shows, and variety shows and performers such as Muhammad Ali, Louis Armstrong, Bill Cosby, and Oprah Winfrey. Additionally, information can be found on general issues, ranging from African American audiences and stereotypes through the related networks and organizations.

Offers alphabetically arranged profiles of more than one hundred fifty African-American athletes since the late nineteenth century.