Afro History Today in Afro History ! Bill Russell becomes the first Afro American to coach an NBA team in 1966 ! written by Marc Alexander March 28, 2023 Bill Russell waiting in the Green Room of the White House. He is about to receive the 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell during a basketball game (Photo credit: Wikipedia) View image | gettyimages.com By Cpl. Lameen Witter Bill Russell Today in Afro History ! Bill Russell becomes the first Afro American to coach an NBA team in 1966 ! was last modified: March 4th, 2023 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Rapper, Cheryl “Salt” James ! NBA player/Coach, Byron Scott ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Singer/Actress, Pearl Bailey ! NBA player, Walt Frazier ! NFL player, Earl Campbell ! NFL player, Justin Tuck ! You may also like Fireworks Fly On Hudson River For Chinese... February 18, 2015 New Music: Wiz Khalifa feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR –... July 14, 2018 No. 7 train evacuated inside smoke-filled East... April 7, 2015 The man who held Trader Joe’s hostage... July 22, 2018 Time's Up movement calls for action against... April 30, 2018 Seal goes crazy for jazz 'Standards' on... June 15, 2018 Best fits for Bryant: Teams that make... April 13, 2018 Chief Keef's Musical Evolution In 10 Songs July 24, 2018 Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player. Grant... October 5, 2022 Post Malone Breaks Yet Another Billboard Chart... May 11, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.