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Opinion: Bill Russell 'an arrogant Negro' to the end

 

Last updated 8/6/2022 at 11:27am



Back in the day, his FBI file dubbed him “an arrogant Negro.” But then, people often mistook principle for arrogance whenever African Americans insisted on justice.

Sometimes, they still do. As recently as 2017, after all, much of white Americ...



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