RARE: Before Colin Kaepernick, there was the ‘Syracuse 8’ who boycotted for equality

Published on November 1, 2019 by

Here’s a rare story on the Syracuse 8 – a group of African-American football players at Syracuse University in the late 1960s, protested inequality and racism through a boycott that made national headlines.

They were kicked out of Syracuse’s football team but did eventually make an impact…

(For more in-depth info about the Syracuse 8, click here)

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