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Mike Lovitt is now officially a Boy Scout. Lovitt has been the owner of Chick-fil-A Bristow for the past 10 years and is retired Army Lt. Colonel, having served 30 years. Lovitt’s dream of becoming a Boy Scout manifested at a young age during the 1950s as a young boy in Hawaii. Lovitt, who is African American, didn’t have to worry about prejudice in Hawaii because many had a different nationality. It was only until his family moved to North Carolina where suddenly he couldn’t fulfill his dream of becoming a Boy Scout. When he wanted to join Boy Scouts, the leaders cam
You hear again and over that the scouts were officially racist (some accounts are more kind, and say scouting was in practice racist). Is this true? I take this to be an urban legend: it's something that's been said (people perhaps getting the notion from old photos) and repeated to the point where it's turned into fact.