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Singleton conquered racial hostility in '75

By Bob Hohler
Globe Staff / September 21, 2006

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As racial tensions roiled the city during the busing crisis in 1975, Boston State College made a bold decision. School officials named an African-American, MacDaniel Singleton, their head football coach, breaking a color barrier in the modern era of New England college football. (Full article: 791 words)

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