My interview on the CUNY-TV series “African-American Legends,” hosted by Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., will air this coming Monday, March 25.
There was a wonderful article about my efforts with the history of the Black Fives printed in the City Room section of yesterday’s Saturday edition of the New York Times.
This is the world’s leading collection of vintage African American basketball photographs and self-customizable photo products celebrating the historic Black Fives Era, prior to the racial integration of the N.B.A.
Crowe, a 1943 graduate of Indiana Central, was a three-sport star for the Greyhounds in basketball, baseball and track. Known as a great scorer and rebounder on the hardwood, Crowe was an all-state player in 1941 when the cagers finished ninth in the country.