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'Wendell Scott: A Race Story'

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March 13, 2012

NASCAR ESPN film producer Kenan Harris-Holley will talk about his film at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 19 in Peabody Auditorium.

Harris-Holley is the producer of 2011’s “Wendell Scott: A Race Story,” that follows the career of the first and only African-American to win NASCAR Cup race.

Scott is considered the “Jackie Robinson of Motorsports” and a pioneer for sports participation rights for minorities and women.

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