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Chris Webber

Basketball star to raise funds for Great Blacks in Wax Museum

Retired basketball star Chris Webber will help the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum raise funds for a $75 million replacement facility scheduled to open on Baltimore's North Avenue corridor in 2015.

The museum announced that Webber, a five-time National Basketball Association All-Star who played from 1993 to 2008, will help launch an initiative next week to raise $4 million for the sports wing of a $7 million gallery of sports, recreation and athletics that will be part of the new museum.

According to planners, the 3,000-square-foot sports wing will be devoted to the history and contributions of black athletes to baseball, basketball, football, boxing, horse racing, tennis,...