Unsung Heroes: The Syracuse 8 Risked Their Careers to Take a Stand for Equality

Every day during Black History Month, SI is paying homage to unsung heroes in black sports history. In 1970, a group of football players at Syracuse University boycotted the program to fight for what they believed in. SI remembers a group of players that risked their careers to take a stand.
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Every day during Black History Month, SI is paying homage to unsung heroes in black sports history. In 1970, a group of football players at Syracuse University boycotted the program to fight for what they believed in. SI remembers a group of players that risked their careers to take a stand.