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Don Barksdale

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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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Earl Lloyd, first African-American to play in NBA game, dies at 86

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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 ...

Strong Men & Women in Virginia History - Alphabetical Listing

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James Heyward Blackwell advanced the cause of African American public education in Richmond for more than forty years. ... Basketball Pioneer Earl Lloyd was ...

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The case for basketball pioneer John McLendon: Cleveland sports ...

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Apr 23, 2015 ... In Cleveland, he became the first African American to coach both a pro ... basketball coaching pioneer and innovator John McLendon for our ...

La Salle's Moore never saw himself as a pioneer - ESPN.com

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Feb 29, 2008 ... Jackie Moore never considered himself a trailblazer for African-American basketball players. Moore just wanted to play. However, he was one ...

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 ...