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Dean Smith: Politics is Just Not His Game

Dean Smith secured his place in Southern history by recruiting Charlie Scott as UNC’s first black scholarship athlete, thereby integrating the Tar Heels basketball team. This was no small feat at a time when race relations weren’t the best in America. But being a great basketball coach who believes in giving minorities a fair shot in life does not necessarily mean you’re a winner when it comes to politics. (TownHall.com)

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