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.... more...