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Library of Congress’ three-hour sitdown with Bill Russell

Library of Congress’ three-hour sitdown with Bill Russell

As part of their Civil Rights History Project, the Library of Congress did interviews with over one hundred “participants” of the civil rights movement. From their website: From 2010 to 2013, over one hundred interviews with one hundred thirty-nine participants were recorded in high-definition video. Over half of the interviews are now available in their entirety as [...]

September 12, 2014 KWAPT Celtics News 4

Your Morning Dump..Where C’s Staff Is Prepared For a New Year

Your Morning Dump..Where C’s Staff Is Prepared For a New Year

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “We’ve just all been on the same page,” said assistant coach Walter McCarty. “I thought we did a really good job last season coming together, getting to [...]

September 8, 2014 KWAPT Coaching Staff, The Morning Dump, Walter McCarty 20

Who should the Celtics send to the draft lottery? C’s fans speak up

Who should the Celtics send to the draft lottery? C’s fans speak up

It’s only been two weeks since the C’s closed the doors on their 2014 season (feels like 2 months).  Since we’re still a good 20 days away from the NBA’s draft lottery, I decided to have an impromptu Twitter poll asking fellow Celtics fans whom they’d want to send to the lottery to represent the [...]

May 1, 2014 Jay Celtics News, Draft 20

Gang Green TV: Season 7 Episode 15

Gang Green TV: Season 7 Episode 15

Not much going on this week, Dave and D- Bag had just returned from Vegas and the NBA All Star break was Just coming to an end. Kurt and Dave did spend some time discussing the Good Ol’ Days of All Star weekend, and then got into all the trade speculation. After the abbreviated show [...]

February 24, 2014 Gang Green TV Gang Green TV Comments Off

Date revealed for Bill Russell statue unveiling

Date revealed for Bill Russell statue unveiling

Via our good friend Paul Flannery comes more fantastic news on the Bill Russell Legacy Project: The Bill Russell statue will be unveiled on Nov. 1 at City Hall Plaza. It’s been a long time coming. — Paul Flannery (@Pflanns) October 16, 2013 David Stern, Jim Brown & Charles Barkley are just a few of [...]

October 16, 2013 KWAPT Bill Russell, Celtics News 5

Bill Russell presents David Stern with Du Bois medal

Bill Russell presents David Stern with Du Bois medal

David Stern was one of six recipients of the W.E.B. Du Bois medal in a ceremony at Harvard’s Sanders Theater yesterday. It was part of the university’s celebration of their new Hutchins Center for African & African American Research. Harvard grad Glenn H. Hutchins, whose foundation’s $30 million donor donation made the center possible, presided over [...]

October 3, 2013 KWAPT Bill Russell, Past, Red's Army Multimedia 2

Your Morning Dump..Where The Bill Russell Legacy Project Is Underway

Your Morning Dump..Where The Bill Russell Legacy Project Is Underway

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. From Pressley Associates, the design firm who along with local artist Ann Hirsch are collaborating on a statue and “plaza of champions” to honor Bill Russell, comes [...]

September 17, 2013 KWAPT Bill Russell, Past, The Morning Dump 6

“Mr. Russell’s House” on NBATV tonight

“Mr. Russell’s House” on NBATV tonight

Tonight at 9pm EST, NBATV will air “Mr. Russell’s House”, a one-hour special that chronicle’s Russell’s life and career with the Boston Celtics: NBA legend Bill Russell chats with Bill Simmons about growing up and playing for the Celtics during the Civil Rights era. Also covered are Russell’s battles with Wilt Chamberlain, and President Obama [...]

February 18, 2013 KWAPT Bill Russell, Past, Red's Army Multimedia, Videos 3

Happy Birthday Bill Russell

Happy Birthday Bill Russell

On a day when Boston Celtics fans are grieving the loss of yet another player due to injury, let’s take a moment to celebrate the birthday of a living legend. NBA Hall of Famer and Boston Celtic great Bill Russell turns 79 today. Russell embodies what it means to be a Boston Celtic. He always [...]

February 12, 2013 KWAPT Bill Russell, Past, Red's Army Multimedia 8

Morgan Freeman, er, Bill Russell attends Obama inauguration

Morgan Freeman, er, Bill Russell attends Obama inauguration

I’m shocked that a political nerd like George Stephanopoulos couldn’t recognize the greatest winner in the history of sports. Bill Russell: 11 championships Morgan Freeman: 1 Academy Award I can’t believe Freeman didn’t win an Oscar for playing Red in Shawshank Redemption. Now that’s criminal. [...]

January 21, 2013 Chuck - Red's Army Bill Russell, Red's Army Multimedia, Videos 11