SHOP & EXPLORE THE PRE-NBA HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN BASKETBALL

BLACK FIVES X BIG EAST BHM 2024

We are proud to be partnering with the Big East for Black History Month, to inspire excellence by preserving, teaching, and honoring the rich history of African American pioneers who helped shape the game today.

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    The Black Fives Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charity whose mission is to research, preserve, showcase, teach, and honor the pre-NBA history of African Americans in basketball. Your purchase directly supports our mission. Thank you!

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Black Fives x PUMA RENS100 Collection

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the New York Rens, the first Black-owned, all-Black, fully professional basketball team in history, formed in Harlem in 1923.

The Black Fives: The Epic Story of Basketball's Forgotten Era

A groundbreaking, timely history of Black basketball's largely unknown early days, bringing to life the trailblazing players, teams, and impresarios who made the game.

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