Table of Contents for I Never Had It Made : An Autobiography


Foreword ix
Cornel West
Introduction xiii
Hank Aaron
Preface: Today xix
Jackie Robinson
THE NOBLE EXPERIMENT
A Dream Deferred
3(23)
The Noble Experiment
26(12)
Breaking the Color Barrier
38(16)
The Major Leagues
54(18)
``Just Another Guy''
72(7)
My Own Man
79(9)
The Price of Popularity
88(16)
The Growing Family
104(12)
The Ninth Inning
116(9)
AFTER THE BALL GAME
New Horizons
125(10)
Campaigning for Nixon
135(6)
The Hall of Fame Award
141(4)
Conflict at the Apollo
145(6)
Crises at Home
151(11)
On Being Black Among the Republicans
162(14)
Differences with Malcolm X
176(7)
The Freedom Bank
183(15)
Hope and Disillusionment in White Politics
198(12)
The Influence of Martin Luther King, Jr.
210(7)
Jackie's Prison
217(18)
Politics Today
235(7)
``...And He Was Free''
242(14)
Aftermath
256(9)
Epilogue
265