My Black History Month guest spot on The Drive with Jack

Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Click here for my appearance Feb. 10, 2022, on The Drive with Jack I discussed "Raye of Light" and Michigan State's leading role in college football integration. Note my comment it is a disgrace the producers and editors at The NFL Network and the Big Ten Network have failed to produce a documentary on the careers of Jimmy Raye and Sherman Lewis. They both broke ground as players aboard Michigan State coach Duffy…

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Black History Month sale special for Raye of Light: Book tells story of Michigan State’s 1960s teams leading college football integration

Click here for purchase link Note: Take anything you've heard about the 1970 USC-Alabama game (besides the final score and Sam Cunningham running for 135 yards and two touchdowns) as a pivotal moment and hit the delete button. The rest of the tale has been embellished by revisionist history with myths and outright fiction at the expense of the true 1960s pioneers. Visit my website homepage, TomShanahan.Report Mark Black History Month with Raye of Light When Jimmy Raye enrolled at Michigan…

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PBS and Through the Banks of the Red Cedar

PBS has been airing Maya Washington's film "Through the Banks of the Red Cedar" during Black History Month. Click here to view PBS trailers The PBS release corresponds with the recent release of Maya Washington's book, "Through the Banks of the Red Cedar, My Father and the Team that Changed the Game." Michigan State coach Duffy Daugherty's teams led the college football integration by combing the Spartans Midwest-based rosters with talent in the 1960s from the segregated South.…

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