Hall of Fame wait lifted off of Charlie Scott’s shoulders
Mon Sep 10, 2018
Charlie Scott has been overshadowed for decades, despite his remarkable story. He was the first African-American scholarship athlete at UNC, and a member of the 1968 US Olympic team, witnessing firsthand the protests of track athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos. Scott, 69, recalls a meeting called by USOC president Avery Brundage, who was furious at Smith and Carlos.
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