Donald Angelo "Don" Barksdale was a professional basketball player.
1923 - Donald Angelo "Don" Barksdale was born in Oakland, California.
1941 - He graduated from Berkeley High School.
1947 - Barksdale was the first African American to be named consensus All-American.
1948 - Don was the first African American to play with the US Olympic team.
1948 - Barksdale is widely noted as the first black disc jockey on Bay Area radio.
1950 - Don also began hosting "Sepia Review" on KRON-TV (Channel 4).
1953 - He became the first African American to appear in an NBA All-Star Game.
1993 - Donald Angelo "Don" Barksdale died 8th of March.
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