John Hoberman is the author of Darwin's Athletes: How Sport Has Damaged Black America, Preserved the Myth of Race, Mortal Engines: The Science of Performance and the Dehumanization of Sport, The Olympic Crisis: Sport, Politics, and the Moral Order, and Sport and Political Ideology.
“The book comes at a perfect time. . . . Black & Blue goes where previous studies have not. . . . An unapologetic and systematic analysis.” - Bill Maxwell, Tampa Bay Times
“Black and Blue should be required reading for medical students and physicians. It is a passionate read.” - Kim Read, Reference and Instruction Librarian - Clark College, SRRT Reviews/Tumblr.com
“[An] eye-opening work. . . . It is a pioneering, systematic study of racial issues in medicine/health care. . . . Highly recommended.” - A. Y. Lee, George Mason University, Choice
"[Those] who have an interest in the intersection of race and health should be introduced to Hoberman’s comprehensive work on this thorny and important subject." - Annelle B. Primm & Ezra E.H. Griffith, American Journal of Psychiatry