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March 28, 1966

Bill Russell is named head coach of the Boston Celtics, becoming the first African American to coach an NBA team. He would coach for eight seasons over the next 22 years in Boston, Seattle and Sacramento, before retiring with a 341-290 record.

– For more information on black history, arts and culture, visit www.caamuseum.org.

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