Black History Month Day 5 – Black NFL Firsts

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On this Sunday, affectionately known as “Super Sunday” I deemed it necessary to acknowledge as many Black NFL First as my resources allowed me.

Arguably, the most prominent of the first is Tony Dungy the first Black Head Coach to win the Super Bowl.
See the links below for many other Black NFL Firsts:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost/kenny-washington-paved-way-for-black-players-in-nfl/2014/02/19/063ad55e-98c2-11e3-80ac-63a8ba7f7942_story.html?utm_term=.61b81bfa58b2

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2216541-25-years-later-art-shell-reflects-on-becoming-the-nfls-first-black-head-coach

http://www.si.com/nfl/list-first-black-starting-quarterback-every-team

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/black-contributions-american-professional-football-are-many

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/09000d5d8270aa10/article/first-africanamerican-nfl-players-helped-break-down-barriers

http://www.aaregistry.org/historic_events/view/first-black-general-manager-national-football-league

http://www.complex.com/sports/2016/05/kevin-warren-highest-ranking-black-nfl-executive-interview

HBCU LOVE

https://hbcubuzz.com/2015/01/28-black-hall-fame-athletes/

And for a little Superbowl Fun please watch one of my ALL TIME FAVORITE interviews

May the Best team not from Massachuttes win…

Article by Brian Epps

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