Little Known Black History Fact: Paul Elliott

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    Forty-eight-year-old footballer Paul Elliott is the first black footballer to receive the prestigious CBE Award. The CBE is the Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire from the Queen of England. Elliott is known for his work on anti-racism campaigns within the sport of football overseas. Elliott began his football career in 1980 with the Charlton Athletic team, switching teams several times during the first decade.

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