Today in Black History: February 17, 1963 “The Birth of Michael Jordan”


On today in 1963, Michael Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York. He is an NBA Hall of Famer, entrepreneur, and majority owner and chairman of the Charlotte Bobcats. Michael Jordan is considered the greatest basketball player of all time. He has won 5 MVP Awards, 10 All-NBA first team designations, 9 All-Defensive first team honors, 14 NBA All-Star Game appearances, 3 All-Star Game MVP Awards, 10 scoring titles, 3 steal titles, 6 NBA Finals MVP Awards, 1988 NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, and 6 NBA Championship titles with the Chicago Bulls. Jordan also played professional baseball.

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