Books

Different Strokes

Different Strokes

My latest book chronicles the rise of sisters Venus and Serena Williams, as well as other champions of color, closely examining how Blacks are collectively faring in tennis, on the court and off.

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Breaking the Ice: The Black Experience in Professional Hockey

Breaking the Ice: The Black Experience in Professional Hockey

The first book to tell the unique stories of black hockey players -- men who overcame adversity and displayed extraordinary strength, courage and perseverance for their love of the sport.

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Call the Yankees My Daddy

Call the Yankees My Daddy

As the first full-time Black beat reporter to cover the New York Yankees -- baseball's most storied team -- I had an up-close perspective of the team I've followed as a fan for decades.

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Charging the Net: A History of Blacks in Tennis

Charging the Net: A History of Blacks in Tennis

This New York Times' Editors' Choice selection draws on personal interviews and research to chronicle the humiliations and triumphs of Blacks in tennis from the 1940s to 2007.

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