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  • What Made Bill Russell a Hero

    Sportswriter Jemele Hill writes that Russell was a model for later activist athletes because he rejected silence and sought to build solidarity with others. 



  • Bill Russell's Greatness Was Unfathomable

    by Jack Hamilton

    "Bill Russell wasn’t just everything we should want out of people who play sports; he was everything we should want out of public figures, an absurdly gifted human being who understood there was a world outside those gifts and who set himself to help change it."