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Surprised that college football players tackled bigotry on campus? Here’s why you shouldn’t be

California Governor Ronald Reagan was livid in September 1967. Protesting racism, black football players at San Jose State College had threatened to boycott the opening game of the season against the University of Texas-El Paso. They were encouraged by Harry Edwards, a radical black sociologist at San Jose State who later attempted to organize a […]