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Everybody Wins! DC

We joined literacy supporters Wednesday night at the Capital Hilton to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Everybody Wins! DC. Revelers took part in cocktail hour, both live and silent auctions, and a seated dinner with performances and an award ceremony to mark this milestone year for the District’s chapter of this non-profit. 205 more words

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Mentoring Organization Everybody Wins! DC Celebrates 20th Anniversary at Gala

Michele Roberts, Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association, is Keynote Speaker

WASHINGTON, DC – Everybody Wins! DC (EW!DC) is honored to announce that Michele Roberts, Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association, will deliver the keynote address at its 20th Annual Gala Celebration. 280 more words

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To Be Equal...Remembering Earl Lloyd

“The NBA family has lost one of its patriarchs. Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in an NBA game, was as inspirational as he was understated. 852 more words

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LeBron James Elected Vice President Of NBA Player's Union

NEW YORK (AP) — Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has been elected first vice president of the National Basketball Players Association, giving the game’s top player a leadership role in the union. 173 more words

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Q&A: Meyer previews basketball signing period

College basketball’s early signing period starts Wednesday with the University of Louisville coming in with three verbal commitments in wing Deng Adel, guard Donovan Mitchell and power forward Raymond Spalding with the potential to add another big piece – five-star P.J. 1,683 more words

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Dooling's book tells tale of abuse, breakdown and big bounce back

Through his teen years and his entire adult life, Keyon Dooling pushed forward, played basketball and plowed down a secret that stayed alive no matter how many shovels of dirt he threw on it. 1,492 more words

Meet the First Woman to Run a Major U.S. Pro Sports Union

“I don’t spend a lot of time thinking about breaking a glass ceiling,” says Michele Roberts, the new executive director of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA). 1,203 more words