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SU Press author Charles Kastner won the 2020 Paul Cowan Non-Fiction Peace Corps Writers Award for Race Across America: Eddie Gardner and the Great Bunion Derbies. Kastner chronicles the story of African American runner, Eddie “The Sheik” Gardner who withstood daily death threats and intimidation to compete at the highest levels of the new sports of trans-America racing, and became a symbol hope and pride to Black America for his courage.
Chuck Kastner discusses “Race Across America” racism, sports, courage and running with the host of Downtown with Rich Kimball
Click below to listen to this timely and fascinating interview!
Order the book here- https://press.syr.edu/supressbooks/2477/race-across-america/