TITLE

The Manley Arts: Trivializing History

PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Booklist;2/1/2012, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's reflections on the metaphor frequently drawn of U.S. sports associations such as the National Basketball Association, suggesting they mirror pre-Civil War plantations and exploit African Americans. Comments are given criticizing and refuting the analogy. Further remarks are offered extolling the value of Black History Month in increasing awareness and combating such exaggerated historical references.
ACCESSION #
72397609

 

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