Interview with Robert Graves, December 7, 2004

Project: Kentucky Sports: African American Athletes Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

John Graves, head basketball coach at Central High School in Louisville, Kentucky, talks about his years as an athlete in high school, playing basketball at Kentucky State College, and his time as a basketball coach. He also talks about the inequality of the calls made by referees during games, and the injustice that he felt as a result of the federal lawsuit that integrated the referees of all sports, which also greatly impacted the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA).

Interview Accession

2004oh201_ks257

Interviewee Name

Robert Graves

Interviewer Name

Will Jones

Interview Date

2004-12-07

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Graves, Robert Interview by Will Jones. 07 Dec. 2004. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Graves, R. (2004, December 07). Interview by W. Jones. Kentucky Sports: African American Athletes Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Graves, Robert, interview by Will Jones. December 07, 2004, Kentucky Sports: African American Athletes Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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