Darfur – Tracy McGrady Visit with John Prendergast

Tracy McGrady, a Houston basketball player, visited Darfur. Details from the Chronicle (go THERE and COMMENT!)

Sept. 30, 2007,  8:15AM

McGrady on Africa: ‘I knew I had to go’

After a journey to refugee camps in Chad, NBA All-Star vows to spread the word about atrocities in Darfur

There was so much Tracy McGrady did not know. Not then, not in the beginning.

The Houston Rockets star had seen the news reports about the
atrocities in the Darfur region of western Sudan, where a genocide has
left hundreds of thousands of people dead and millions more homeless
and living in bleak desert camps.

He had begun to educate himself with conversations with experts. But
he did not really understand what genocide means, how horrific the
tragedy was in Africa’s largest nation. (more)

Read the full article on Tracy McGrady’s visit to the Darfur Refugee camps in Chad.