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C.M. Newton's courage and class went beyond wins and losses


Jock Sutherland tells the story of the turning point that was 1969. The former Lafayette High School basketball coach was C.M. Newton's assistant at the University of Alabama when he went to see a young prep star play in Birmingham. Upon his return, Sutherland's scouting report said Alabama had to sign Wendell Hudson. There was only one problem. Wendell Hudson was black. (Lexington Herald-Leader)


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