This weekend, Ithaca plays host to a special, two-day series of events featuring distinguished black athletes, humanitarians and artists. A partial list of the celebrity speakers includes retired NBA (76ers) and ABA professional basketball player, scout and coach, Larry Jones; professional boxer and former heavyweight champion of the world James “Buster” Douglas; retired NBA star Granville Waiters; gymnast Angela Mitchell-Koster; and Ithacan Trazz Sawyer. Each of these celebrities has overcome their own significant personal challenges and hurdles to become accomplished in their respective fields.

On Friday (9/20), Cinemapolis will host a special screening of the feature motion picture, “The Crossover That Won the Game” at 6:30 PM. Tickets are available at Cinemapolis. The ensemble will attend the screening and provide a talk-back session with the audience following the movie.


  • Occurred Friday, September 20th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm