Troy Belle, a library technical assistant in our Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, returns with a new installment of his blog series, Cultural Passport.
Belle offers reading recommendations on books about Black athletes who have electrified the world and captivated fans with their talents, skills, grace, and activism. https://www.nypl.org/blog/2021/01/20/books-featuring-black-athletes?utm_campaign=schomburgsocialmedia&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social
There is no shortage of stories of how Black athletes have electrified the world and captivated fans with their personalities, skill, talent, philanthropy and calls for social justice. The collection of books below features Black athletes from a wide range of sports including tennis, football, baske...