Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick's 1965 season

02/23/2013 5:36 PM

02/25/2013 12:28 PM

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

Editor's Choice Videos

Join the Discussion

Charlotte Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service