In the pre-World War II years, the Black athlete was restricted from competition in all the professional sports. Only in the Olympics, because of its international nature, were Black athletes allowed to compete unrestricted.
After World War II, the attitude of Black people changed dramatically. For most people, Jackie Robinson has the honor of integrating professional sports by signing with baseball’s Brooklyn Dodgers.
Today, are Blacks now represented in all sports at all levels?
Why do you think Blacks were not allowed to play sports with the Whites?
Do you believe that Blacks now have an equal opportunity to play sports?
Please cite examples from the video you saw last week.