Bill Russell's Daughter Penned A Powerful Letter In 1987 Detailing Her Dad's Experience With Racism
The NBA star's daughter revealed that, at one point, vandals had defecated in her parents' bed.
August 01, 2022 at 2:49 pm
As the nation reflects on the life of Bill Russell, the legendary NBA star and human rights champion who died on Sunday, one social media user has resurfaced a powerful letter Russell’s daughter once wrote about her family’s troubling experience with racism.
In the letter she wrote for The New York Times in 1987, Karen Russell said her family came home from a three-day weekend one night to find their house robbed and vandalized.