Wiggins, a veteran sports writer and professor at George Mason University, looks at the history ofblack athletes seeking equal participation in American sports in this enlightening history.... This is an enlightening, strongly presented look at African-Americans in sports.
David Wiggins has been writing about the African American experience in sports for the last four decades, chipping away at the central issue in sports as well as American society. More Than A Game is the summation of his vast research and thought, an important study for anyone interested in sports and race. From Tom Molineaux and Issac Murphy to Michael Jordan and Colin Kaepernick, this is the full story of prejudice, heartbreak, triumph, and dominance. In addition, the documents are carefully selected from his research.