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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 ...

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.

[UNSUNG HEROES] The Black Fives: Black Basketball Pioneers ...

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In celebration of Black History Month, the Barclays Center will be honoring the legacy of Brooklyn's African American basketball legacy with a new exhibit.

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 ...

History paved the way for UT's first African-American basketball coach

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May 6, 2015 ... But Texas' first African-American basketball player didn't take the court for .... Don' t forget African-American pioneer UT basketball player ...

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 ...

Perry Wallace, Who Broke Basketball Barriers, Didn't Set Out To Be ...

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Dec 8, 2014 ... "I wasn't interested in being a pioneer, or making history, or doing any of that," ... Today Wallace is a law professor at American University. ... South schools were holdouts, refusing even to share the court with black players.

Althea Gibson, a pioneer in professional tennis and golf | African ...

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What Gibson liked to do was play sports; at first basketball was her favorite, then ... the auspices of the American Tennis Association, which was almost all black.

'Will the FIRST: The Saga of Sports/Civil-Rights Pioneer WILL ... - KUT

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May 25, 2016 ... Will Robinson made history in 1970 as the first African American to coach at a Division I school when he was hired as the head basketball ...

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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 ...

Major A. Hart, Black Basketball Pioneer, Killed In 1927 Chasing ...

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Jul 22, 2008 ... Black Fives Era pioneer Major A. Hart met sudden death on July 16, ... The All Stars were the first African American play-for-pay basketball team ...

Earl Lloyd, 1st black player to appear in NBA game, dies - ESPN.com

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Feb 27, 2015 ... NBA pioneer Earl Lloyd dies at 86 ... "Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in an NBA game, was as inspirational as he was understated.