Saturday, February 29th, 2020 | 12-5 PM
The Newark Public Library, JBAAR | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
We will be screening two episodes of Best Shot, a YouTube docu-series produced by LeBron James. The series chronicles the 2017-18 season of the Newark Central High School boys’ basketball team, their coach Shawn McCray and their mentor for the season, former NBA player, Jay Williams. We are screening two episodes of the eight episode series. Hosted by Central H.S. Coach Shawn McCray (who is featured in the series) and featuring a discussion with some of his former players about where they are now and how their coach helped them to pursue college and careers after high school.
The Newark Public Library thanks the Rutgers Departments of African American and African Studies and History at Rutgers University-Newark for co-sponsoring the closing reception.
PNC Foundation is proud to support the Newark Public Library’s Black History Celebration exhibition and public programs.