Books of interest focusing on black history in Texas. Each week, we feature a different title but also maintain a list of suggested readings.
Houston Cougars in the 1960s
Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century
By Robert Jacobus
Houston Cougars in the 1960s features the first-person accounts of the players, the coaches, and others involved in the integration of collegiate athletics in Houston, telling the gripping story of the visionary coaches, the courageous athletes, and the committed supporters who blazed a trail not only for athletic success but also for racial equality in 1960s Houston.