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Bill Lester prepares for the start of the Chevy Silverado HD 250 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach on February 16, 2007. Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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Former NASCAR Driver On The Confederate Flag: 'I Had To ... Accept It'

Bill Lester, one of only seven Black drivers to race in NASCAR's top-tier cup series, says he wanted the flag gone when he raced more than a decade ago. "The country was not ready to listen," he says.

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Bill Lester prepares for the start of the Chevy Silverado HD 250 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach on February 16, 2007. Gary W. Green/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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Former NASCAR Driver On The Confederate Flag: 'I Had To ... Accept It'

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Mashita Mansur Brown
Untitled Interpol
The Grand Old Trout Ryley Walker & Bill MacKay
Welcome Bill MacKay
As This Moment Slips Away Joshua Redman & The Bad Plus
Staring At The Sun The Bad Plus
Ball Duval Timothy
Whale Duval Timothy
Burninop Knxwledge
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Ana Derek Gripper
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Teenage Birdsong Four Tet
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Mostly Six Eight Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile, Yo-Yo Ma
Nebbia Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile, Yo-Yo Ma
Bass Horns Andrew Huang, Moon Hooch
A Couple Swim Bibio
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