by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
January 30, 2007 Not just a literary movement, the Harlem Renaissance was also the name of a famous ballroom in the New York City neighborhood and a barrier-breaking basketball team. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has written a book that chronicles their histories.
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