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Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick's 1965 season

By David T. Foster III
dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick, a star half-back in 1965, helped to desegregate the Myers Park High School football team and increased his notoriety in the process. Narration by Jonathan Jones Video production by David T. Foster, III

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