‘Yes, we exist’: Black fans assess NASCAR’s work to diversify

‘Yes, we exist’: Black fans assess NASCAR’s work to diversify

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Raised in the South Bronx, Johnson considered himself “a closet NASCAR fan,” without a friend or family member who truly shared his interest in catching the latest race. “As you can imagine,” Johnson said, “there just simply weren’t a lot of people receptive to the sport given its history.” The 61-year-old Johnson, who has retired to Miami, shares his passion for the sport with a Black NASCAR Fans group on Facebook.

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