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South Carolina Boycott

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South Carolina Boycott

South Carolina Boycott

South Carolina Boycott

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The New York Knicks basketball team has decided against holding training camp in South Carolina this year. And athletes competing in the women's Olympic marathon trials in Columbia, South Carolina, are being given the option to stay with families in homes, instead of hotels. The reason for both moves: the NAACP has called for a boycott of businesses in South Carolina until the State removes the Confederate Flag from the top of the statehouse. It was not feasible to move the trials for the US women's marathon team, scheduled for February 26th. So, a letter to the over 200 participants offering help with housing was sent instead. Robert speaks with Craig Masback, CEO of USA Track and Field, the national governing body for track and field, long distance running, race walking and cross country, about the offer.