Since the motto of the 2012 Olympic Games is “Inspire A Generation,” it’s appropriate to reserve some U.S.A. shout outs for early African American athletic club pioneers who, generations ago, helped make today’s successes possible.
Here’s audio of the live interview of Claude Johnson on Sirius 98 “Hardcore Sports Radio” on July 3, 2009, during a live show called Under Score hosted by Sarah Meehan.
In 1961, during a summer job in Vienna, Austria, my father took pivotal advice from Father Theodore Hesburgh, now President Emeritus of the University of Notre Dame.
Part 3 of a multi-part series on George Crowe, the last living New York (Harlem) Rens player, covers his stellar collegiate career and military experiences.
Once the pain and suffering of Americans has become severe enough, then most people will begin seeking out optimism wherever it can be found. Cable news political shows will follow suit.