Literature to engage readers of all ages through the theme of sports with a connection to social justice issues. Find more resources on the people's history of sports at our Zinn Education Project website. Also recommended, Edge of Sports, for articles and podcasts from Dave Zirin on the intersection of sports and social justice.
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