Remembering Perry Wallace, A College Basketball Pioneer
Perry Wallace was the first African American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference, despite not wanting to be a pioneer. Wallace is one of the notable people who died in 2017. Three years ago, he and his biographer Andrew Maraniss talked with NPR’s Audie Cornish about the realities of desegregation.
Wallace, Perry, "Remembering Perry Wallace, A College Basketball Pioneer" (2017). Popular Media. 66.