Journalist Howard Bryant discusses the history of social protest among African-American athletes. His new book, The Heritage, traces the tradition back to Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and others.
[To listen to this podcast by TERRY GROSS, go to https://www.npr.org/2018/06/13...rs-of-black-athletes]
For another story on this topic, see To Play, Protest Or Both? Book Traces 'The Heritage' Of Black Athlete Activists.