Champions in Sports and Civil Rights In 1955, the Crispus Attucks High School basketball team became the first from an all-black school to win a national title in sports. Legendary basketball player Oscar Robertson led Crispus Attucks to victory. Phillip Raisor, a member of a mostly white team whose school challenged Robertson's during the semi-finales, remembers the game. (Language Advisory: Please note that this segment contains language that some people may find offensive.)
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Champions in Sports and Civil Rights

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Champions in Sports and Civil Rights

Champions in Sports and Civil Rights

Champions in Sports and Civil Rights

Only Available in Archive Formats.

In 1955, the Crispus Attucks High School basketball team became the first from an all-black school to win a national title in sports. Legendary basketball player Oscar Robertson led Crispus Attucks to victory. Phillip Raisor, a member of a mostly white team whose school challenged Robertson's during the semi-finales, remembers the game. (Language Advisory: Please note that this segment contains language that some people may find offensive.)