Donald Argee "Don" Barksdale (March 31, 1923 – March 8, 1993) was an
American professional basketball player. He was a pioneer as an African-
Feb 15, 2008 ... A forgotten ballplayer walked into a small reception room last week at the
Reagan Building, had the privilege of meeting the famous Earl ...
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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 ...
Feb 8, 2008 ... NBA Pioneers: The African-American Influence. by John ... Lloyd was the first
African-American to participate in an NBA game. Fifty years later ...
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 ...
Oct 31, 2013 ... The NBA wasn't entrenched in segregation like baseball and other sports. ...
Lloyd became the first African-American to suit up in the National Basketball
Association. Lloyd wasn't a pioneer like Robinson — he wasn't chosen ...
Apr 7, 2015 ... Courtesy of the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple ... The
Black Fives: Philadelphia's African-American Basketball Pioneers.
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.
Oct 8, 2013 ... News Release: Historical African American Basketball Archive and ... great-
granddaughter of early African American basketball pioneer ...