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Don Barksdale - Wikipedia

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Donald Argee Barksdale (March 31, 1923 – March 8, 1993) was an American professional basketball player. He was a pioneer as an African-American ...

Earl Lloyd: A Basketball Pioneer | Philadelphia 76ers - NBA.com

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Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in the National Basketball Association, ranks as a largely overlooked pioneer. That's not right. Lloyd forged a path ...

Episode 1: Remembering NBA Pioneer Earl Lloyd (1928-2015 ...

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Oct 5, 2016 ... The first episode of our new Make History Now podcast is dedicated to basketball pioneer Earl Lloyd, the first African American to play in the ...

63 Years Ago Today, Earl Lloyd Became The First Black Player In ...

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Oct 31, 2013 ... Lloyd wasn't a pioneer like Robinson — he wasn't chosen specifically to ... It had only started in 1946 and was barely part of the American sporting or ... He was one of four black players who played in the NBA that season.

African-American Firsts: Athletes - Biography.com

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Explore Biography's collection of African-American Firsts: Athletes. See our picks, along with full biographies, photo galleries and videos, only on ...

Black pioneers in sports history | Newsday

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Feb 3, 2012 ... Look back at some of the notable black pioneers in all sports. ... the award in 1949, and the first African-American Hall of Famer, inducted in 1962. .... Later, in 1975, he was the first black basketball player inducted into the ...

Wilbert Jordan: He was a basketball pioneer – Mississippi Sports ...

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Wilbert Jordan: He was a basketball pioneer. Wilbert Jordan was recruited by Hall of Famer Lee Floyd in 1968 and became the first African American varsity ...

Wilt Chamberlain - Basketball Legend | Great Black Heroes

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Jan 1, 2012 ... Cosmetics Pioneer Madame CJ Walker ... Initially he disdained basketball as “a game for sissies. ... but he ignored signs and went and ate wherever he wanted, his star power eclipsing the rules normally laid out for Blacks.

Reading, interactive technology gives students insight to African ...

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Aug 24, 2016 ... ... to learn more about African American athletics pioneer and Vanderbilt ... Commodore basketball team, became the first African American to ...

Another first for basketball pioneer John McLendon | The Kansas ...

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Apr 9, 2016 ... This quote is from a relatively unknown African-American coach who grew up in Kansas City, Kan., the late John B. McLendon Jr., and says ...