Posts Tagged ‘Harlem Globetrotter’

Jayda will be chatting with Harlem Globetrotter and Temple grad Fatima Maddox at 1pmPST.

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to top off your Sunday: When she took the floor with famed Harlem Globetrotters the crowds were hooked

Picture this: A double-deck bus barnstorming the northern United States and Canada with the Harlem Globetrotters filling the upstairs and the Texas Cowgirls, a women’s basketball team, riding below.

The Globetrotters, featuring Wilt Chamberlain and Meadowlark Lemon, were black. The Texas Cowgirls were white.

The years were 1957 and ’58.

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