Posts Tagged ‘Byron Stewart’

The Height Plight of Warren Coolidge

Friday, April 17th, 2015

RemingtonA lesson about being thankful for individuality is embodied in BMOC, an episode of The White Shadow.  The episode’s title is, of course, an acronym for the phrase Big Man on Campus.  It accurately describes Warren Coolidge, the star center for the Carver High School basketball team, the focus of The White Shadow, a CBS show that aired in prime time from 1978 to 1981.  The White Shadow revolved around a white ex-NBA player coaching a team composed of minorities.

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Double Dribble: The Story of “The White Shadow” (Part 2 of 5)

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

When Ken Reeves arrives at George Washington Carver High School, he is about as welcome as a cat at a mouse convention.  The basketball team doesn’t like him.  The Vice Principal doesn’t like him.  And Reeves doesn’t know how to gain the trust of either.

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