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Black players in American professional football - Wikipedia

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Details of the history of black players in American professional football depend on the ... Charles Follis is believed to be the first black professional football player , having ... In 1933, the las...

Who Broke the NFL Pro Football Color Barrier? | Bleacher Report

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Feb 18, 2013 ... Who Were The First Black Players in the NFL? ... despite the fact that they broke the NFL color barrier in 1946, one full year before Robinson ...

Kenny Washington paved way for black players in NFL - The ...

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Feb 19, 2014 ... UCLA running back was first African American to play in NFL. His story is not widely known.

African-Americans - Football History | Pro Football Hall of Fame ...

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

Rams drafted NFL's first black player, and its first openly gay player ...

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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 ...

NFL History and Stats - Football History | Pro Football Hall of Fame ...

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1945 NFL Championship Game - Cleveland Rams vs. Washington Redskins ... Draft History: Joe Stydahar, the first drafted player to make it to Canton · Dropkick

First African-American NFL players helped break down barriers ...

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Jan 16, 2014 ... First African-American NFL players helped break down barriers. As the nation celebrates Black History Month, we take a look at the ...

Forgotten story of four who broke color barrier in pro football to ...

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Aug 21, 2014 ... They became the first African Americans to play in the modern NFL. ... pioneering African American football players made their mark in the ...

Black contributions to American professional football are many ...

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While 67 percent of all players in the NFL are black, there are no African- American owners and one general manager. Ozzie Newsome became the first Black ...

First black quarterback to start for each NFL team | SI.com

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Sep 22, 2016 ... Who was the first black quarterback to start for every NFL team? ... He played eight more years in the NFL as a receiver, only throwing nine ...