Black Hoops by Fredrick, Jr. McKissack
The History of African-Americans in Basketball

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Surveys the history of African Americans in basketball, from the beginning of the sport to the present, discussing individual teams and players and the integration of the National Basketball Association.

About Fredrick, Jr. McKissack

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Frederick L. McKissack Frederick L. McKissack was a civil engineer and a construction worker before he and his wife decided to become full time writers. He attended Tennessee State University, where he met his wife again after not having seen her for many years. Since the 1980's, he and his wife Patricia have written over a hundred books together. Most of their titles are biographies and African American histories. Frederick is the researcher of the duo and leaves the writing up to his wife.
Published February 1, 1999 by Scholastic. 176 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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