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 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 ...
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.
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 ...
Sep 6, 2012 ... After all, the roster featured the first African-American basketball player to
represent the U.S.: Don Barksdale. Consider the context.
Apr 28, 2008 ... Basketball pioneer Will Robinson has died at 96. ... of Robinson's life will be held
at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.
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 ...
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.
Feb 26, 2015 ... Basketball pioneer Earl Lloyd, the first African-American ever to play in an NBA
game, died Thursday. He was 86 years old. Lloyd was one of ...