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Bubba Wallace: NASCAR decision to ban Confederate flag 'felt like a win'

USATODAY.com Friday, 12 June 2020
Bubba Wallace, the only full-time black NASCAR driver, said the circuit's decision to ban the Confederate flag at tracks "felt like a win."
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Bubba Wallace Wants NASCAR to Ditch the Confederate Flag NASCAR's history is rooted deep within the southern part of the U.S. Confederate flags are often on display at racing tracks. 26-year-old Wallace, NASCAR's only black driver, wants to change that. At a recent race near Atlanta, the 2018 Daytona...

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