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In the News (Wed 22 May 19)

  
  Cooper's plight: NBA has yet to honor first black player drafted
Cooper, who went to Duquesne University and died of cancer in 1984 at age 57, worked as a mail sorter for the U.S. post office for awhile before leaving town again to tour with the Harlem Magicians.
Chuck Cooper III also pointed out that, although his father was very proud of being recognized as the first, he also felt it was a dubious honor because so many other guys, who were much more athletically gifted, never got the opportunity.
Chuck Cooper III said he hopes to change that and would like to put together a proposal to get his father, along with Clifton, Brown and Lloyd honored during the All-Star game next year.
www.post-gazette.com /sports_headlines/20000425cooper4.asp   (802 words)

  
 Chuck Cooper - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Charles H. Cooper (September 29, 1926 - February 5, 1984), better known as Chuck Cooper, was one of three players with legitimate claims to be the first African American basketball player in the NBA.
Cooper was the first fl player to be drafted by an NBA team, in 1950.
Cooper went on to have a fair NBA career.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chuck_Cooper   (295 words)

  
 Chuck Cooper: The Pioneer Spirit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Cooper made the team and played in the NBA for six stormy seasons, when ability often mattered less than skin color.
Cooper had a good idea of what life in the NBA might be like.
Cooper became director of the parks and recreation department, but he didn't care for all the politics that came with the job.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04032/268055.stm   (1654 words)

  
 Disc Discussion Coope, Connore, Hayes
Cooper: Yes, that was the one I was originally supposed to be on.
Cooper: It is, because there are a lot of cases where musicians from the East Coast have emigrated to the West.
Cooper: Krupa is a matter of opinion, but where drums are concerned Rich is the master to me. He’s fantastic.
www.jazzprofessional.com /blindfold_tests/Cooper%20Connors%20Hayes.htm   (2003 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Celtics indeed had his full support while Cooper lived up to expectations that were definitely set of him, averaging 9.5 points, and 8.5 rebounds in 66 games.
Certainly after witnessing the ability of Chuck Cooper, it wasn’t that hard to make a decision of whether or not he was going to get drafted.
Although his numbers may have seemed really modest, the fact is; is that Cooper had what it took to play in college, and at the NBA level.
www.wvu.edu /~physed/blacksports/class2004/Cooper_Chuck/index.htm   (412 words)

  
 Mille Lacs County Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Chuck Cooper of Milaca originally raced drag cars for four years before friends convinced him to start racing super stocks and modifieds at Princeton Speedway.
Cooper is excited about the No. 18 car he’s running this year as it’s brand new - a first for Cooper.
Cooper is engaged to be married this fall.
www.ecm-inc.com /news/Milaca/2002/july/3cooper.html   (398 words)

  
 Chuck Cooper - Moviefone
African American Registry: Chuck Cooper, one of the NBA's first...
Charles H. Cooper (September 29, 1926 - February 5, 1984), better known as Chuck Cooper, was one of three players with legitimate claims to be the first...
Chuck Cooper - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, Chuck Cooper Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /celebrity/chuck-cooper/219362/main   (103 words)

  
 The Rebel Yell: Article: Chuck Cooper, first black man to be drafted
Cooper, who was a very humble individual, considered his accomplishment mediocre compared to what other athletes had gone through.
Despite the fact that Cooper seemed to be in a pretty comfortable situation with the Celtics, during his college years Cooper things weren't as easy.
Cooper, who enjoyed the honor of being the first African American to enter the NBA, felt it was a catch 22.
www.unlvrebelyell.com /article.php?ID=8180   (692 words)

  
 "IN OUR OWN HANDS" - VETERANS & SURVIVORS
Cooper is an avid student of military history.
Cooper who years ago established a working relationship with the Israel War Veterans League and with senior members of the Jewish Brigade for the sole purpose of producing a documentary and a book about the Brigade.
Cooper is a graduate of the University of Illinois.
www.olinfilms.com /brigade/resources/bios/cooper.html   (158 words)

  
 FLMI Insurance Education Award Winner Charles Cooper
Charles B. Cooper, J.D., FLMI, CLU, President and CEO of American-Amicable Holding, Inc. was presented with this award at LOMA’s Annual Conference and FLMI Conferment in Orlando, Florida on September 26.
Cooper went on to serve as a member of the Exam Committee, as chairman of the FLMI Society Committee, and as a member of LOMA’s Education Council.
Chuck Cooper, accepts the FLMI Insurance Education Award at LOMA’s 2000 Annual Conference and FLMI Conferment in Orlando.
www.loma.org /CooperPR.asp   (544 words)

  
 CABARET HOTLINE BREAKING NEWS - Tony-winner Chuck Cooper At DON'T TELL MAMA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Chuck Cooper, who won the Tony Award for his musical performance in "The Life," will perform an evening of Broadway show tunes in his new cabaret act "Shoulda Woulda Coulda" in four performances at DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 1-212-757-0788 - !http://www.donttellmama.com/).
Cooper will be accompanied by pianist Doyle Newmyer, who also musical directs.
Cooper, whose "Robeson-like" voice has been described by critics as "shivery and sumptuous" has chosen a selection of songs that also chart his journey as one of the leading African-American musical performers on the Broadway stage.
www.svhamstra.com /NEWS2003/News2003CooperMamas.shtml   (264 words)

  
 Chuck Cooper Biography, Photos, News for Chuck Cooper | TVGuide.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
There are no blog posts for Chuck Cooper.
There are no group posts for Chuck Cooper.
There are no forum posts for Chuck Cooper.
www.tvguide.com /detail/celebrity.aspx?tvobjectid=228087   (51 words)

  
 ESPN Classic - Cooper first African-American drafted in NBA
Duquesne's Chuck Cooper, a second-team All-American, becomes the first African-American drafted by an NBA team when he's selected in the second round by the Boston Celtics.
The 6-foot-5 Cooper will average 6.7 points and 5.9 rebounds in his six-year NBA career, the first four with Red Auerbach's Celtics.
Cooper will say that having Bob Cousy as a road roommate relieved some of his loneliness.
espn.go.com /classic/s/moment010425cooper.html   (183 words)

  
 Thunder Man: Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper does double duty in a new blues musical Off-Broadway. Feature on ...
All things considered, Chuck Cooper--the actor who won a 1997 Tony for The Life and who may currently be seen in the Off-Broadway musical Thunder Knocking on the Door--is glad he didn't pursue his original ambition to become a disc jockey.
Cooper says that he's still finding new and deeper elements in these characters, but tells me that he didn't find it necessary to research them "because I grew up with the blues.
Cooper makes a major point of expressing his gratitude to Cy Coleman, who composed the music, co-wrote the book with lyricist Ira Gasman and David Newman, and was one of the producers of The Life.
www.theatermania.com /content/news.cfm/story/2355   (1273 words)

  
 1998 SFJFF - Director Chuck Olin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
To that end, I had a marvelous partner, Chicago businessman Chuck Cooper, not a filmmaker but someone whose idea it had long been to tell the Brigade story.
(Chuck had a cousin in the Brigade who years ago had regaled him with anecdotes of the Brigade's activities; Chuck vowed he would one day make known the contribution of the Jewish Brigade.) Without Chuck Cooper's help, this film would not have been made.
Interviewing: director Chuck Olin (left) with producer Chuck Cooper (seated in background), Steve Rosofsky on camera, and co-producer Matthew Palm on sound.
www.sfjff.org /sfjff18/filmmakers/d0722f-a.html   (1007 words)

  
 Chuck Cooper - Birthday, occupation and personality
Chuck Cooper (September 29, 1926 - February 5, 1984), better known as Chuck Cooper, was one of three players with legitimate claims to be the first African American basketball player in the NBA.
Each satisfied a different condition of being "first": Cooper was the first fl player to be drafted by an NBA team, in 1950.
Finally, at the start of the 1950-51 season, Earl Lloyd was the first fl to play in an NBA game, as his team started its season a day before either Cooper's or Clifton's.
www.mysticgames.com /EditCelebs.cfm?ID=58023   (354 words)

  
 Wyoming/NE Colorado District Superintendent - Chuck Cooper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Reverend Charles Cooper, is the Rocky Mountain Conference, District Superintendent for the Wyoming/Northeast Colorado District.
"Chuck" has been married to Sharon almost 31 years; they have two children including Holly, 21 years-old, who attends Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana, and Wesley Cooper, 18 years-old, who attends Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Chuck was born in Gunnison, Colorado, a fourth generation member of the Cooper Ranch family.
www.newcastle-unitedmethodistchurch.com /cooper.html   (132 words)

  
 Obituaries
Chuck was born Jan. 28, 1927, in St. Paul, Ark., to John and Bertha C. (Collins) Cooper.
Chuck married Mary Lou Harden on April 29, 1950, in Sitka, Alaska, where he served in the Alaska National Guard.
Chuck was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers for 55 years.
www.theoutlookonline.com /news/story.php?story_id=115958346955483300   (1412 words)

  
 Photo Gallery
Chuck Cooper as The Dryer in Caroline, or Change
Chuck Cooper as the Bus in Caroline, or Change
L- R: Chuck Cooper (The Bus/The Dryer), Aisha de Haas (the Moon) and Anika Noni Rose (Emmie)
www.chuckcooper.net /PhotoGallery.htm   (238 words)

  
 PISTONS: Six Who Paved the Way
Chuck Cooper grew up in Pittsburgh, PA. After graduating from Westinghouse High School in 1944, Cooper decided to leave the city and enroll at West Virginia State, which at the time attracted many urban fls.
Cooper averaged 10.5 points per game and was named All-American during his senior year.
Cooper made his Celtics debut on November 1, 1950 against the Fort Wayne Pistons, in a game that also featured the debuts of head coach Red Auerbach, guard Bob Cousy, and center “Easy” Ed Macauley.
www.nba.com /pistons/news/bhm_sixwhopavedtheway.html   (1797 words)

  
 Chuck Cooper Stars in Yale Rep's dance of the holy ghosts, March 17-April 8 (BroadwayWorld.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Chuck Cooper Stars in Yale Rep's dance of the holy ghosts, March 17-April 8
Tony Award-winner Chuck Cooper will headline Marcus Gardley's dance of the holy ghosts: a play on memory at Yale Repertory's New Theater from March 17th through April 8th, with opening night set for March 23rd.
Cooper won a Tony Award for his performance in the Cy Coleman musical The Life, and has also been seen on Broadway in Lennon, Caroline, or Change, Chicago, Passion, Getting Away with Murder and Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, among others.
broadwayworld.com /printcolumn.cfm?id=7772   (266 words)

  
 Closed Circuit newsletter, May 31, 2002, Western Area Power Administration
Cooper began his Federal career as a student trainee with the U. Bureau of Reclamation while attending the University of Nevada at Reno in 1970.
Cooper represents Western on the California-Oregon Transmission Project Engineering and Operations Committee and positively portrays Western's maintenance activities to the COTP participants.
Cooper also represents SN on a Customer Funding Technical Committee that reviews both Western's and Reclamation's work plans for projects and operations and maintenance expenses that will be financed by customers."
www.wapa.gov /newsroom/cct/2002/May31/24no101.htm   (382 words)

  
 Chuck Cooper Photos (BroadwayWorld.com)
Caption: Chuck Cooper, Eddie Cooper and campers from Camp Theaterworks perform John Lennon's "Imagine"
Caption: Chuck Cooper, Mandy Gonzalez and Julie Danao-Salkin
Caption: Michael Potts, Mandy Gonzalez, Chuck Cooper, Marcy Harriell, Julie Danao-Salkin, Julia Murney and Chad Kimball
www.broadwayworld.com /galleryperson.cfm?personid=3031   (457 words)

  
 Amazon.com: "Chuck Cooper": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
When Chuck Cooper, then head of OLC, came out to Notre Dame at my invitation to watch the Irish "roll" over the Tide...
A friend of hers, a lawyer who specializes in land deals, Chuck Cooper, accompanied her.
That distinction fell to Chuck Cooper, whom Brown selected on the first pick of the second round.
www.amazon.com /phrase/Chuck-Cooper   (525 words)

  
 Chuck Cooper on Stage and On Line   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Chuck won the 1996 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a musical
This fall Chuck will be doing a workshop production of
Also: Look for Chuck in another rendition of Phillip Hayes Dean's "Robeson"
hometown.aol.com /gubahead/myhomepage/business.html   (154 words)

  
 Chuck Cooper Will Star in Yale Rep's dance of the holy ghosts: Theater News on TheaterMania.com
Tony Award winner Chuck Cooper will star in Marcus Gardley's dance of the holy ghosts: a play on memory at Yale Repertory's New Theater, March 17-April 8.
The show focuses on Oscar Clifton (Cooper), who reconnects with his estranged grandson after 18 years.
Cooper won a Tony for his performance in The Life.
www.theatermania.com /content/news.cfm/story/7716   (276 words)

  
 Chuck Cooper (I)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
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us.imdb.com /Name?Cooper,+Chuck+(I)   (163 words)

  
 Chuck Garric :: HOME
The Druts CD and Photo will be available this year check dates or e-mail me at cgmix@mac.com
Special thanks to Callaway Golf, Alice Cooper and Band, Cheap Trick, Supragroup, Still Standing, Wednesday 13, Twisted Sister and the Alice Cooper crew especially Chris Leahey for the best bass tone on the planet.
Keep up all the support you give to Rock we couldn't do it without you.
www.chuckgarric.com   (153 words)

  
 Chuck Cooper Basketball History
Chuck Cooper, the first African-American player to participate in the National Basketball Association (NBA) draft, made basketball history
In 1950, Chuck Cooper signed with the Boston Celtics, becoming the first
Events National Basketball Association (NBA) History of Leagues to form the National Basketball Association 1950, Charles (Chuck) Cooper of Duquesne becomes the
www.all-about-basketball.com /chuck_cooper_basketball_history.jsp   (279 words)

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