Civil Rights & Social Justice

The Celtics legend sought worth in basketball amid the civil rights movement's racial tumult.

Here are some facts that you might not have known about the legendary Celtics great!


Three weeks after a court demanded that the state of Michigan send bottled water to residents who are still impacted by contaminated water, state officials are still trying to fight that order.

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Over the course of the last week pro athletes have taken the court and the field wearing “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts and walking out with their hands up. Their gestures are a sign of solidarity and support of all of the protests against police brutality taking place across America. On Friday, NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas and […]

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Podcast: Download The Democratic-led Senate panel says the CIA tortured people. Do you have a problem with enhanced interrogation techniques? Saturday was a Nat’l Day of Resistance tied to the #BlackLivesMatter #HandsUpDontShoot #ICantBreathe movement. Did you go out to protest?  The GOP always talks states’ rights/local control. So why did they pass a bill preventing DC from legalizing marijuana? Beverly […]


Legendary NBA player Bill Russell, 79, was arrested at Seattle’s Sea-Tac International Airport on Wednesday for carrying a loaded gun through airport security, reports RELATED:  NBA Legend Bill Russell Became First Black Coach In Pro Sports 46 Years Ago Today Bill Russell: “Medal Of Freedom Is My 2nd Biggest Honor” The fully loaded .38 caliber Smith & Wesson handgun was detected during […]

Legendary Boston Celtics center Bill Russell remains as one of the greatest basketball players ever, winning an astounding 11 championships, 5 MVP awards and 12 All-Star appearances in his 13-year career. SEE ALSO: Town Wants To Change Its Expletive Name Along with his various accolades and still-prominent stature in the game, Russell also holds the […]

BOSTON — Boston’s City Hall Plaza has been chosen as the site for a proposed statue of Celtics basketball legend Bill Russell, Boston Mayor Tom Menino and other officials announced Monday. Three artists were named as finalists to design the statue. They will present their designs to Russell himself and the Bill Russell Legacy Committee […]