We’re proud to collaborate with the Atlanta Hawks for their awesome Black History Month celebration!

Black Fives Story: Pop Gates

We celebrate Black History Month by highlighting some stories from the Black Fives era. Today – Pioneer and former Hawk "Pop" Gates:

Posted by Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

 

It includes several public service announcements (starting with the one above) that are airing on FOX Sports and in Philip’s Arena all month featuring our own Claude Johnson and Hawks players, who share Atlanta’s role in early African American basketball history, and how the city’s contributions helped pave the way for today’s game.

This one (above) is with their star center and hometown hero Dwight Howard. Enjoy! And stay tuned for more by following the Hawks on Twitter or by joining our email list.

Claude Johnson at Philip's Arena

Claude Johnson at Philip’s Arena.

Dwight Howard at Philip's Arena

Dwight Howard at Philip’s Arena.

Claude Johnson at Philip's Arena

Claude Johnson at Philip’s Arena.

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