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  1. David Stern leaves NBA legacy of diversity, giving

    Richard Lapchick

    From the start, David Stern worked to bring diversity to the NBA and established a legacy of giving to the community while expanding global outreach, Richard Lapchick writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  2. Data on graduation rates and Black coaches calls for drastic acti...

    Richard Lapchick

    The number of African-American head coaches in college football is shrinking, while the gap in graduation rates is widening. It's time for drastic action, writes Richard Lapchick.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2008
  3. Bithorn paved the way for Puerto Rican players

    Richard Lapchick

    Generations of Puerto Rican baseball players followed in the footsteps of the legendary Hiram Bithorn, who made his Major League Baseball debut in April 1942.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2008
  4. MLB's diversity would have Jackie shaking his head

    Richard Lapchick

    The number of African-Americans in baseball is down on the field, and up off the field. Who'd have thunk it? Not Jackie Robinson, writes Richard Lapchick.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2008
  5. Race, gender and the road before us

    Richard Lapchick

    Lovie Smith's success with the Bears is one of the encouraging developments as Richard Lapchick releases the latest Racial and Gender Report Card.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2006
  6. Report Card: Tagliabue's legacy includes new model for racial hir...

    Richard Lapchick

    There was never doubt Tagliabue wanted to increase opportunities for African-Americans in league and team leadership roles.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2006
  7. Nats' no-brainer: minority ownership

    Richard Lapchick

    Richard Lapchick says the ownership group with the strongest minority representation should be baseball's choice to buy the Nationals.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2006
  8. Do the right thing in D.C.

    Richard Lapchick

    Washington, D.C., has a major-league baseball team again, and eventually will have a new stadium. But it also needs a top-notch youth baseball academy.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2006
  9. Where's the next D-Train?

    Richard Lapchick

    Sure, MLB gets good grades for its overall racial mix, but that doesn't answer the question of what has happened to the African-American player.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2005
  10. Lapchick: Is racism gone?

    Richard Lapchick

    Richard Lapchick reports that the sports world is making strides, but recent comments show that racist attitudes are still pervasive.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2004