• Kevin Durant, Fox Sports Net, February 2013

    Long before I won Rookie of the Year, there was James “Big Jim” Dorsey.

  • New York Daily News, February 2, 2013

    Hudson Oliver has never been in a sentence with LeBron James, until now.

  • Prof. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., The Root, September 1, 2014

    Anyone who saw the ‘Black Fives’ exhibit at the New York Historical Society this summer will tell you how long the road was to integration in basketball.

  • The New York Times, March 19, 2014

    Mr. Johnson’s mission is akin to the work that has been done to preserve the history of baseball’s Negro leagues. But his task might be harder.

  • Merlene Davis, Lexington Herald-Leader

    Being one who likes to keep my children up on African-American history, I bought us all T-shirts which display the Black Fives team logos and bragged about my find when I returned home.

  • Paul Lukas, UniWatchBlog and ESPN 

    Sure, the NBA’s Hardwood Classics jerseys are cool. But if you wantrealthrowbacks, check out the goods at Black Fives, which documents basketball’s version of the Negro Leagues.