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His inaugural exhibition, “The Art of an Athlete,” showcases how athletes have used their platforms and celebrity to raise awareness.  

Grandma Virginia was visited by members of the exhibition basketball troupe on Tuesday at the Roots Public Charter School in Washington D.C., where McLaurin volunteers as a foster grandma for the children. Players Moose Weekes and Zeus McClurkin danced for McLaurin and spoke to the children about the importance of education.

Meadowlark Lemon, the humorous Harlem Globetrotter who was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003, died at his home Sunday in Scottsdale, Ariz., reports the New York Daily News. He was 83.

Although African-Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African-Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. NewsOne has partnered with the Black and […]

Rico Omarr Harris, former member of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters basketball team, has reportedly still not been found, according to the Los Angeles Times. SEE ALSO: Ray Rice Appeals Ravens Suspension, Demands $3.5 Million Salary DOJ Official Blasts Leaks In Michael Brown Case According to the Washington State’s Yolo County Sheriff’s office, the 37-year-old baller reportedly drove from his […]

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Rep. Fred Smith, a former Harlem Globetrotter elected to the Arkansas Legislature resigned Wednesday after he was found guilty in a felony theft case.

Jim Murray once called Meadowlark Lemon an American institution, a description the longtime Harlem Globetrotters star claims mystifies him.