Leonard T. Miller dreamed of making it big in Nascar. His goal was to find a talented and ambitious black driver and build the racing team that would rocket him to stardom. Nascar [National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing] would be transformed; Miller would be a hero. Racing While Black: How an African-American Stock Car Team Made Its Mark on Nascar, is the story of that quest. The tale ends in failure. The question is, Why? His explanation -- that it had to do with the color of his skin -- is plausible. But it's far from the only possibility.
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