When I first heard about Darrell Wallace Jr. being the first Black man in fifty years to win a NASCAR series race, my first reaction was a very common. “They have Black race car drivers?!” I was under the impression NASCAR was still unofficially governed with Jim Crow laws, or maybe that’s a little […]


  ESPN is reporting that Darrell Wallace Jr. has won a trucks race at Martinsville Speedway, becoming the first black driver in a half century to win on NASCAR’s national level. The 20-year-old phenom had this to say about the potential his win could have on African American involment in the sport of racing, “Hopefully it makes […]