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YA Version of Maraniss’ Strong Inside Opens Civil Rights Story to Middle Schoolers


Andrew Maraniss’ Strong Inside, which chronicles the career of Perry Wallace, the first African-American college basketball player in the south, and serves an important role in facilitating campus and community discussions around racial tensions in the US, is now available in YA format.

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Meet Andrew Maraniss at Cleveland Bradley Library This Sunday!


This Sunday, June 12, at Cleveland Bradley Library for a Meet the Author event in Cleveland, Tennessee, Andrew Maraniss will be speaking about his book, STRONG INSIDE. The event will start at 2:30 p.m. and give the audience a chance to hear more about Perry Wallace, the first African American basketball player for the SEC. […]

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Andrew Maraniss’ Biography of Perry Wallace Discusses Basketball, Race, Social Justice, and Much More

Andrew Maraniss is the author of New York Times bestselling book Strong Inside, the powerful biography of basketball legend and civil rights figure Perry Wallace.

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