Basketball Diaries

Scheiber, Noam
January 2006
New Republic;1/30/2006, Vol. 234 Issue 3, p34
The article looks at multiculturalism in El Paso, Texas. Don Haskins was a basketball coach at the University of Texas at El Paso. The motion picture "Glory Road" revisits Haskins's team's national championship in 1966. Haskins was the first coach to start an all-black basketball team in a college title game. The film is criticized for its portrayal of how El Paso produced its championship team. The book "Ringside Seat to a Revolution," by David Dorado Romo, regarding the lack of discrimination in El Paso.


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