Robert D. Jacobus, author of Black Man in the Huddle: Stories from the Integration of Texas Football
Public Lecture – “From Thursday Night Lights to Black Man in the Huddle”
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Plummer Room, 8th Floor, Mary and John Gray Library
Beaumont, Texas 77705
Authors Michael Hurd and Robert Jacobus will be discussing their books Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas and Black Man in the Huddle, a book about the integration of Texas football games including Lamar’s in the early 1060’s. A Q&A session will include a panel of other local African American football players who saw first hand the effects and consequences of the integration of football. This event is free and open to the public. Sponsored by The Center for History & Culture of Southeast Texas and the Upper Gulf Coast.