Breaking the Line: 1967’s Transformation Orange Blossom Classic Football Game
12/09/13 - Monday’s Topical Currents looks at the impact of the 1967 Orange Blossom Classic football game in Miami between black football powers Florida A&M and Grambling Universities. There were more implications than just a football title. We’ll visit with Columbia University journalism professor Samuel Freedman, who’s written BREAKING THE LINE: The Season in Black College Football That Transformed the Sport and Changed the Course of Civil Rights. That’s Topical Currents Monday at 1pm.