Kenneth Cohen
Kenneth Cohen

Kenneth Cohen is curator of American culture at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History and the author of They Will Have Their Game: Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic. Follow him on Twitter.

Politics
Jan. 2 2018 1:40 PMThe Forgotten Origins of Politics in SportsBlack athletes didn’t “politicize” American sports. They’ve been a battleground from the very beginning.