Fab Five billboard raises questions of its legacy

Is Jalen Rose's billboard in Detroit honoring the Fab Five wrongly remembering a problematic group of players? Story

Updated: October 19, 2007, 10:55 PM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

I was convinced Jalen Rose was wrong.

For the record, I like Rose. We didn't know each other growing up, but we're both from the same neighborhood on Detroit's west side. The Fab Five was a major part of my high school experience. Back then, we emulated those guys -- the baggy shorts, black socks. The bald look, though, wasn't for me.

But when I read this week that Rose paid for billboard space near our old neighborhood to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the Fab Five, Michigan's ...

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