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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_players_in_professional_American_football

Details of the history of black players in professional American football depend on the ... Charles Follis is believed to be the first black professional football player , having played for the Shelby Steamfitters from 1902 to 1906. Follis, a two sport ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenny_Washington_(American_football)

Kenneth S. Washington (August 31, 1918 – June 24, 1971) was a professional football player who was the first African-American to sign a contract with a ...

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

Feb 19, 2014 ... A UCLA running back was first African American to play in modern NFL. ... considering that nine African American college football players were ...

bleacherreport.com/articles/1533593-nfl-pro-football-the-men-who-broke-the-nfl-color-barrier

Feb 18, 2013 ... The four-sport varsity star from UCLA was the first African-American to ... The second black player to be inducted in the NFL Pro Football Hall of ...

www.profootballhof.com/football-history/african-americans

Played one game (November 28, 1915) for the Canton Bulldogs ... First African- American drafted by an NFL club: George Taliaferro, halfback (Indiana). Picked ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=First+Black+Football+Player&v=7GstE32yLhU
Feb 22, 2016 ... ... the distinction of being the NFL's first African-American player in the ... from your favorite teams and players, daily fantasy football updates, ...

newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/forgotten-story-of-four-who-broke-color-barrier-in-pro-football-to-screen-at-royce

Aug 21, 2014 ... A year before Robinson first put on a Brooklyn Dodger uniform and ... pioneering African American football players made their mark in the ...

www.ncaa.com/news/football/article/2017-07-11/college-football-sec-celebrate-50th-anniversary-first-black-player

Jul 11, 2017 ... Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey opened football media days talking about integration of sports in the league and the ...

www.outsports.com/2014/5/11/5706224/michael-sam-gay-st-louis-rams-nfl-draft-kenny-washington

May 11, 2014 ... What few people know is that in 1946, the Los Angeles Rams signed Kenny Washington, the first African American player in the league's ...