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Chuck Cooper

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Dave McPherson

on 7 April 2014

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Transcript of Chuck Cooper

Chuck Cooper
Robert McKay
Chuck Cooper was born on September 29, 1926, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Chuck went to Duquesne. He also played basketball there.
He married Irva L. Cooper.
He was drafted by the Boston Celtics.
He died in 1984 at the age of 57.
He was the first African American player in the NBA. If not for him, we wouldn't see Lebron James or Kobe Bryant in the NBA.
civil rights movement contrbution
He showed that African Americans played as good as the White players.
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