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December 27th in African American History – Nolan Richardson

December 27 1941 Nolan Richardson, hall of fame college basketball coach, was born in El Paso, Texas. Richardson played college basketball at the University of Texas – El Paso and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1964. He began his coaching career in 1968. In 1978, he moved to Western Texas Junior College where […]

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Everette E Lynn Harris

July 23rd in African American History – Everette “E.” Lynn Harris

July 23, 2009 Everette “E.” Lynn Harris, author, died. Harris was born June 20, 1955 in Flint, Michigan, but grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1977, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from the University of Arkansas. His first book, “Invisible Life,” was self-published in 1991. After that, Harris authored ten […]

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