U.S. Politics


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    Herschel Walker in 1979, when he was a high school football star, near the Johnson County Courthouse in Wrightsville, Ga., his hometown.
    CreditJ.C. Lee/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP

    The Racial Divide Herschel Walker Couldn’t Outrun

    As a teenage football prodigy, Mr. Walker was pressed to join a fight for civil rights in his hometown. His decision echoes decades later.