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Perry Wallace teaches law at American University in Washington, D.C. But half a century ago, he was the first African-American to play basketball in the Southeastern Conference. Kojo chats with Wallace and Andrew Maraniss, the author who recently documented his story, about the intersection of sports and civil rights history.
- Andrew Maraniss Author, "Strong Inside: Perry Wallace and the Collision of Race and Sports in the South" (Vanderbilt University Press, December 1, 2014)
- Perry Wallace Professor, Washington College of Law, American University; Former Basketball Player, Vanderbilt University
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