It’s Been a Long Time Coming, But a Change Gonna Come

Please watch this wonderful segment from Vanderbilt University’s News Network, produced by my great friend Emily Pearce, about how Taylor Stokes, the first black football player to come to Vanderbilt on an athletic scholarship, was unable to finish school because of the depression and isolation he experienced. Now, 40 years later, he received his degree.

http://www.youtube.com/vanderbilt

He would have a lot to talk about with Eddie Russell, the hero of my Mr Touchdown, wouldn’t he?

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