40th anniversary Black 14 Protests

'We were villains': how Wyoming's Black 14 blazed the trail for Missouri protests

Forty-six years ago, a group of 14 black football players at the University of Wyoming banded together in the name of enacting social change – and were promptly kicked off the team.
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Panel discussion regarding the Black 14 protests in Wyoming
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Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.
~Kahlil Gibran (1883 –1931), Lebanese American artist, poet, and writer.

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