This long feature article about the Black Fives — by award winning journalist Wayne Coffey — is printed in today’s Sunday New York Daily News.
This is what several great people say about Claude Johnson’s upcoming new book, the first in a series detailing the pre-NBA history of African American basketball pioneers.
In an unprecedented move, the Basketball Hall of Fame announced Friday that it has formed a new Early African-American Pioneers of the Game committee, which has the clout to induct with a direct vote.
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.
I interviewed basketball pioneer Earl Lloyd, the first black player in the NBA, who says he’s “extremely retired,” about his new book, “Moonfixer.”