The price of omission

African-American pioneers shouldn't have to beg for inclusion in the Basketball Hall of Fame. Story

Updated: October 9, 2008, 11:55 AM ET
By Scoop Jackson | Page 2

Earlier this month, the Basketball Hall of Fame decided it might finally be time to recognize the contributions of some of the people who have gone unrecognized in the world of basketball for decades.

In a move spearheaded by new Hall of Fame chairman Mannie Jackson, the Hall now is forming a committee that will take a look at the Hall of Fame qualifications of players and coaches from historically black colleges and universities.


For decades upon ...

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