Wendell Scott, NASCAR's Racial Pioneer

Darrell Wallace Jr. became the second black driver to win a NASCAR national series event on October 26th. The first was Wendell Scott back in 1963. While not exactly the Jackie Robinson of NASCAR, the tribulations Scott endured during his racing career were severe

In this week's excerpt of Slate's "Hang Up and Listen" podcast, Josh Levin goes into some of those trials, including the controversy surrounding Scott's first win.

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