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How Billy Packer, Cleo Hill, & "Big House" Gaines Forged a Relationship in the Segregated South


It was in one of the first home games of the 1959-60 season, when Cleo Hill was a junior, that an event occurred that would start me, Cleo, and the city of Winston-Salem down the path to a peaceful integration of the races. The game was just about to start when I looked up and saw a white teenager glancing around Whitaker Gym on our campus. (A Scout's Perspective)


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