‘Mexicans Don’t Play Basketball’ Is a Must-Listen NPR Story

Dec 10, 2016
1:35 PM

Photo via Charles Herrera

We are pretty sure that you have not heard the story of the 1939 Lanier High School basketball, an all-Mexican-American that won the 1939 San Antonio city championship, so we are sharing what NPR’s Latino USA published this weekend. The following story goes beyond sports. It speaks to the deeper issues of assimilation, racism and integrating into American society.