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Fun and revealing audio episodes that merge modern insights and relevance with proven wisdom and historical perspectives from the Black Fives Era to educate, engage, and inspire in support of the Black Fives Foundation and its mission!

Make History Now Claude Johnson

    • Sports

Fun and revealing audio episodes that merge modern insights and relevance with proven wisdom and historical perspectives from the Black Fives Era to educate, engage, and inspire in support of the Black Fives Foundation and its mission!

    Episode 3: The Four Freedoms Ticket of 1941

    Episode 3: The Four Freedoms Ticket of 1941

    This episode of the Make History Now Podcast links an artifact from the Black Fives Era of basketball with Toledo, Akron, the tire industry, hamburgers, Nike, the Cleveland Cavaliers, FDR, Harlem, the Star of David, Congress, the Basketball Hall of Fame, Pearl Harbor, polio, jazz, big bands, posh hotels, the United Nations, and Norman Rockwell!



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    • 4 min
    Episode 2: All About Zach Clayton

    Episode 2: All About Zach Clayton

    This episode is all about pioneering African American basketball star Zachary "Zach" Clayton, who will be enshrined in the Naismith Hall of Fame this week.

    Episode 1: Remembering NBA Pioneer Earl Lloyd (1928-2015)

    Episode 1: Remembering NBA Pioneer Earl Lloyd (1928-2015)

    The first episode of our new Make History Now podcast is dedicated to basketball pioneer Earl Lloyd, the first African American to play in the NBA.

    • 34 min

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