Pictorial History of the CIAA Professionals 1950-1984 NEW!

Pictorial History of the CIAA Professionals 1950-1984 NEW!


The Pictorial History of the CIAA Professionals 1950-1984 is an important piece of African American sports history. It features profiles of African American athletes and coaches including Super Bowl and NBA champions and Olympic heroes who have overcome great challenges to achieve personal and life goals.

The book was researched and written purposely to enable students to learn about and honor great athletes of the past who were the early pathfinders to today's many professional opportunities.

The profiles included in the book inspire students today to:
-Learn from the mistakes and successes of roles models from the past to plan their own life goals today
-Persevere to overcome challenges
-Develop social and emotional skills essential for success in the 21st Century
-Explore different career paths

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Product ID: 17126ISBN: 9780578570501.


Grades K-12  |  Careers  |  ISBN: 9780578570501

About the Author
Argle B. Whitfield (A.B.) was a highly accomplished scholastic and collegiate athlete. Today, Whitfield is a Co-Founder and COO of the Trey Whitfield School in Brooklyn, New York.  He has over two decades of experience as an educator in New York City schools. Together with Co-Founder Janie C. Whitney, they have built the school from the ground up to be a beacon of high quality and affordable private school education in East New York, Brooklyn. In addition, he is Founder and CEO of the Trey Whitfield Foundation which provides financial support for underserved young men and women of all ethnic backgrounds.  To date, the foundation has raised more than two million dollars for scholarships. 

A.B. has received numerous awards for his humanitarianism and achievements in education.  He has been honored by the United Negro College Fund, Boys Club, Boy Scouts of America, Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A, Dominic A. Murray 21 Memorial Foundation and the YMCA.  A.B. Whitfield has been inducted into the I.C. Norcom Hall of Fame, the Elizabeth City State University Hall of Fame and, in 2007, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Hall of Fame.

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