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Making race an issue

Originally Published: May 22, 2001
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

In 1968, Harry Edwards created an Olympic revolution by asking black athletes one simple question: "Why should we play where we cannot work?"

Edwards' inquisitive nature led to the "Revolt of the Black Athlete" at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City.

Now, some 33 years after the famous Black Power salutes by Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the victory stand, Edwards is asking the same question.

Coaching racial diversity

Division I football ...

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