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USC's Roberts fought racism in heart of Texas : Just playing was something, but he did much more against Longhorns

Sep 15, 2018 - Los Angeles Times

C.R. Roberts is most comfortable when he's on the move. Even at 82, he defaults easily to his natural pose, weight shifted forward to the balls of his feet in a fighter's stance.

Roberts wasn't a boxer. He was a running back who sparred with the world around him. On this July afternoon, he walks across the second floor of USC's Heritage Hall, trying to remember his greatest battle. It comes with a story that stayed buried in his memory for nearly six decades -- at least the part he finds i...