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school during year he raduated I knew all of the people listed in the book It was a reat and informative read Tigerland is a beautifully written history of not only two teams at East High School and not just Columbus Ohio It uses those settings to paint a powerful historical narrative about race in America in the 1960 s and into the 1970 s I love the bookIn narrative about race in America in the 1960 s and into the 1970 s I love the bookIn recent visit to Coulmbus I made my way to East High School and its neighborhood It was like I personally entered the pages of the book I found the Hang Over Easy to be a reat spot for pictures and memorabilia And now a bunch of Uber drivers know all about Tigerland I attended East High School in the 1970 s and reading this book brought back so many memories As a historically black high school East. Against the backdrop of one of the most tumultuous periods in recent American history as riots and demonstrations spread across the nation the Tigers of poor segregated East High School in Columbus Ohio did something no team from one school had ever done before they won the state basketball and baseball championships in the sam.  Tigerland: 1968-1969: A City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of HealingTory well written reat picture of 1968 69 and a better picture of race relations than any I Have Read In A 69 and a better picture of race relations than any I Have Read In A read in a time plus they won the title Wil Haygood skillfully weaves 1960 central Ohio culture and a primer on the civil rights movement into this captivating story of an all black high school lory on the basketball court This is a very ood read and is very timely with current events 2020 One thing learned is that Wil Haygood can write He has numerous other books published as well An excellent read that incorporates sports with cultural history I didn *t want to put it down Will Haygood continues to mesmerize *want to put it down Will Haygood continues to mesmerize reader with his story telling abilities He deftly weaves the stories of a number of people and puts their stories in the context of the times I hope he continues to ive us and thanks. Akes us deep into the personal lives of these local heroes At the same time he places the Tigers story in the context of the racially charged sixties bringing in such national figures as Jackie Robinson Martin Luther King Jr and Richard Nixon all of whom had a connection to the teams and a direct effect on their mythical season. Was always held in high esteem in Columbus and I am proud to *Be An Alumni Of *an alumni of wonderful school The sports teams and band were Lucy Carmichael great as well as the academics Solad there is a book that tells a story of such a strong institution and how it played an integral role in healing the communitycity during the late 1960 s The author then went on to be a professor at my college communitycity during the late 1960 s The author then went on to be a professor at my college mater Miami University so I had to buy this book I would highly recommend this book The book is titled Tigerland about Columbus East High School S AMAZING ACHIEVEMENT OF WINNING BOTH A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP amazing achievement of winning both a state championship basketball and baseball in 1969 It is much A history of Columbus Ohio and the nationGreat read if you lived in Columbus most of your life but knew little about its history I don t know how I missed this book Beautiful E year They defeated bigger richer whiter teams across the state and along the way brought blacks and whites together eased a painful racial divide throughout the state and overcame extraordinary obstacles on their road to success In Tigerland Wil Haygood ives us a spirited and stirring account of this improbable triumph and .

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