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 ...
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.
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.
Aug 24, 2016 ... ... to learn more about African American athletics pioneer and Vanderbilt ...
Commodore basketball team, became the first African American to ...
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 ...
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.
Feb 29, 2008 ... Jackie Moore never considered himself a trailblazer for African-American
basketball players. Moore just wanted to play. However, he was one ...
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.
Feb 10, 2014 ... Black History Month - Earl Lloyd, basketball pioneer ... Though Lloyd became the
first African American player in the NBA, he was not the first ...