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First Black Player In The NBA Dies

AP | Posted 02.27.2015 | Sports

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did n...

Aisle View: The Boys in the Choir

Steven Suskin | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Steven Suskin

An all-male boarding school serves as the starting point for Tarell Alvin McCraney's Choir Boy. During a school ceremony, tenor Pharus Jonathan Young is interrupted -- mid-solo -- by a homophobic slur.