After history of anti-basketball racism, sport could make comeback at Mueller Park » The Wedge Times-Picayune
In 1998 Mueller Park’s basketball court was cut in half after decades of racist complaints about basketball in the park. Over the years, neighbors made connections between basketball and crime; basketball and drug dealing; basketball and discomfort with strangers in the neighborhood. Concerned residents were quoted in the neighborhood newspaper saying things like: “ruffians”… “many … Continue reading "After history of anti-basketball racism, sport could make comeback at Mueller Park"
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