Glory Road

Glory Road is about the 1965-1966 Texas Western University basketball team as they fought against racism in college basketball by regularly playing seven black players, which was unheard of at the time.

Released 2006; Runtime 118 minutes


  • Anxiety & Stress: The team experienced anxiety over playing in places that did not want them there.
  • Cultural Differences: The team had to fit into a culture where having so many black players on the team was unusual.
  • Race & Ethnicity Issues: Many people in the community felt uncomfortable about seeing so many black players on the court, and some were even mad that the team was successful with a predominantly black lineup.