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Bill Russell in 1956. (AP Photo)
Bill Russell in 1956. (AP Photo)

Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell was a basketball icon and a champion for civil rights. NPR's Adrian Ma has this profile of Russell.

This story was originally produced for WBUR.

This segment aired on August 1, 2022.

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Adrian Ma was a reporter for WBUR's Bostonomix team.

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