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

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New York Rens Collection

Celebrate and honor the New York Rens, the first Black-owned, fully professional, African American 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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    The Black Fives Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charity. Our mission is to inspire excellence by preserving, teaching, and honoring the pre-NBA history of African Americans in basketball. Your purchase directly supports our mission. Thank you!

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