Myers Park

February 23, 2013 6:47 PM

Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick: Breaking through in North Carolina high school football (Part 1)

In 1965, Jimmie Lee Kirkpatrick was a sensation and the first black star at Myers Park High School. His story is memorialized in one of Charlotte’s most turbulent eras. It mixes all the passions of football, equal rights and justice.

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