Beige is a lovely color. It works well on houses and walls and pants paired with blue blazers. Despite its many uses, beige has become the way we describe something that is horribly bland. No one wants to have a beige life, unnoticed, unimportant, and lost among the colors.
Wendell Scott was the first African-American driver on the NASCAR circuit, and the first (and still only) to win a Grand National race. NPR’s StoryCorps project recorded his son Frank’s remembrance, and artist Julie Zammarchi animated the interview in this short film.