Norvel Lee also figured in a landmark civil rights case that helped chip away at the legal foundations of segregation.
‘It picked me up and dragged me along’
A Botetourt County author didn’t know much about Olympic boxer Norvel Lee when he began his research. But the story would end up taking on a life of its own.
Virginia’s first Black Olympic gold medalist to get historical marker
The state has approved a marker for Norvel Lee of Botetourt County.