Written by Dirk Chatelain
24th & Glory: The Intersection of Civil Rights and Omaha's Greatest Generation of Athletes
This book uncovers the mystery of Omaha’s greatest generation of athletes. They rose out of segregation as racial tensions in North Omaha were at its peak. During the civil rights era, they ascended to national prominence – Bob Boozer, Gale and Roger Sayers, Marlin Briscoe, Ron Boone, Johnny Rodgers and Bob Gibson.