Mark Johnson visits The Wealthy speaker Show with with former Harlem Globetrotter Charles Hoxie and host, Paul Lawrence Vann on September 15, to share his amazing book, "Basketball SLAVE, Harlem Globetrotter, NBA Story."
Mark will be participating in meet and greets and conduct booksignings during the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), 43rd Annual Legislative Conference, Author Pavilion, September 19-22, at the Washington, DC Convention Center.
Mark Johnson has written an incredible book about his father, Andy Johnson which provides a compelling behind the scenes look at extraordinary tales about the early and original Harlem Globetrotters.
Mark's book is loaded with a wealth of history never before disclosed about the slow quota-based inception of African-American athletes in the NBA.
Listener's discover the role the Harlem Globetrotters played in making the NBA the multi-billion dollar business it is today. What is so compelling about Andy Johnson, is the fact his high school education was undervalued as a high school basketball star and he was was sent to college without hopes of ever graduating.
Andy Johnson was sold on the NBA auction block three times without any abilitiy to negotiate his pay or where he could play. Johnson embraced every devastating challenge he faced and turned every opportunity to stay positive in the game of life.
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