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Harlem Crowns basketball team comes to the area

 


The Harlem Crowns, an entertaining basketball troupe full of razzle dazzle, came to Coulee Dam on April 11 to play against local players, bring joy and laughter to the crowd, and to talk about overcoming adversity.

The basketball squad (although from inner city areas in California, and not Harlem, New York) performs in the Harlem Renaissance tradition of basketball, and the name is an homage to the black culture from that period, according to team manager Herb Scaife.

“Harlem Renaissance” refers to the cultural and artistic scene that took place in the Harlem area of New York City in a...



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