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NBA Legend Discusses Rare Heart Disease that Mostly Affects African Americans

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Legendary former NBA player and coach Don Chaney has something important on his mind that he...

Russell Was a Champion of Activism Before Winning NBA Titles

Bill Russell never had to find his voice as an activist. He didn't know any other way but to speak his mind. It's what...

IN MEMORIAM: Basketball Legend Bill Russell Dies at 88

By Stacy M. Brown, Senior National Correspondent, NNPA Newswire Boston Celtics Legend Bill Russell, one of professional basketball’s greatest players and the sport’s most crowned...

As The First African-American Drafted Into The NBA, Chuck Cooper Changed Basketball Forever

On his way to the Hall of Fame, the pioneer from Pittsburgh helped pave the way for today’s black players. By Mark Gray, Zenger News In...