Warriors to visit African American History Museum instead of White House

Rather than visit the White House — as is customary for any NBA championship team — the 2017 NBA champions, the Golden State Warriors, will meet with local children in Washington D.C. and visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Tuesday. The team is in town for their game against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday — a trip, which, as reigning champions, would customarily include a White House visit.

All professional sports champion teams are invited to the White House to celebrate their titles. But in September, President Donald Trump rescinded the Warriors’ invitation after star player Steph Curry said he personally did not want to visit Trump’s White House. “Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team. Stephen Curry is…

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