Black Fives Foundation executive director Claude Johnson was the guest of Brian Lehrer on WNYC Radio’s Brian Lehrer Show in a segment called Brooklyn’s Secret African-American Basketball History, which aired live on February 8, 2013.

From the show’s website:

When you think “black pioneering athlete” and “Brooklyn” you likely think Jackie Robinson. But Brooklyn played a role in integrating basketball too. Claude Johnson amateur historian researching the “Black Fives” teams — to be honored at a ceremony Sunday at the Barclays Center — discusses the early history of basketball in the area.

Here is the audio:

The show also sent out these tweets before, during, and after the broadcast: