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  • State Education Commissioner John King called the findings troubling and added, "The department has supported over the years various initiatives aimed at improving school integration and school socioeconomic integration, but there's clearly a lot of work that needs to be done - not just in New York but around the country."

    Report: NY schools are most racially segregated →

  • New York State Education Commissioner John King, whose uncle William "Dolly" King signed a contract with the Rens in the early 1940s, said the exhibition is a great way to learn not only about the history of basketball "but also the history of race in America and ... the transformation that happened in the United States in the course of the 20th century."

    NYC exhibit showcases basketball's Black Fives Era →

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