Black Fives x ’47: Make History Now

Published on February 10th, 2016 by Astramskas, David | 335 views

On Chicago’s south side, stands the Wabash Avenue YMCA, one of the first indoor courts open to the Black Fives and general public. Taj GIbson of the Chicago Bulls and artist Swopes joined some of Chi City’s rising ballplayers at the historic landmark. Narrated by Lil Bibby, the eloquent words of Joekenneth Museau help us reflect on the chance we all have to make history now.

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David Astramskas,

Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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