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