James Naismith’s Choices on Race, From Basketball’s Beginnings
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Here is James Naismith in 1928, holding a peach basket for his wife, Maude, to make a shot. Naismith seems now like an anachronistic figure, yet even nearly a century ago he too had to make serious choices about issues like race and money in basketball.
(New York Times
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