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Feb. 9, 2018 11:31 am

Wilmington teams up with 87ers to celebrate local Black history

Catch a Sevens game, and honor a living member of Delaware Black history.

87ers center Shawn Long with the slam.

(Photo via Twitter/@Sevens)

You can honor living history this month at a Delaware 87ers home game at the Bob Carpenter Center. The NBA G League team has partnered with the City of Wilmington for a celebration of Black History Month, where selected community leaders will be presented with the honorary game ball.

When the Sevens take on the Canton Charge Feb. 13, the honoree will be Paulette Sullivan-Moore, who became the first African-American woman to be sworn into the Delaware Bar in 1977.

The City of Wilmington, Delaware and the Delaware 87ers announced a partnership for a Black History Month…

Posted by Mike Purzycki – Mayor of the City of Wilmington on Thursday, February 8, 2018

Tickets purchased for this game using promo code “MLK” at sevens.com/promo will be discounted to $12 each and $5 from each ticket sale will be donated to the Walnut Street YMCA Black Achievers.

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