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RACISM: ‘Black people have an extra hurdle to jump’: Book by ex-cricketer Michael Holding

The former West Indies fast bowler has written a book about his experiences of encountering racial prejudice, with contributions from famous names such as Usain Bolt and Naomi Osaka

Michael Holding

Michael Holding:

Sat 12 Jun 2021  – THE GUARDIAN
In his playing days in the 1970s and 1980s, the West Indian cricketer Michael Holding didn’t speak out against racism, although he saw it all around him. “I chose not to confront it because I was being selfish,” he says. “You saw what happened to athletes when they tried to speak up. Their careers came to an end.”             READ MORE:
Also view:   RACISM: West Indies cricket legend Michael Holding discussing racism in the UK – VIDEOS
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