Rev. Jackson, Staubach honor Hayes at funeral
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Bob Hayes was remembered Wednesday as a man who "fought a tough fight'' in his struggle to emerge from the segregated South and earn recognition as one of the best athletes of his generation.
“ He was first-class citizen of the United States, but a second-class citizen at home. ”
— Rev. Jesse Jackson
Hayes, an Olympic gold medalist and NFL receiver once known as
"the World's Fastest Human'' was eulogized at ...
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