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Black players in American professional football - Wikipedia, the free ...

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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...

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 in Pro Football - Pro Football Hall of Fame

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

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Jan 16, 2014 ... As the nation celebrates Black History Month, we take a look at the African- Americans who broke the color barrier in the NFL.

Race in NFL History - Shmoop

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What if Woody Strode and Kenny Washington weren't really the first African- Americans to play in the NFL, because the NFL had included black players from the ...

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Jul 28, 2012 ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wallace_Triplett I started doing research on Wallace Wally Triplett and ended up finding some other interesting ...

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

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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 ...

Joe “The Jet” Perry, NFL's First Black MVP, Dies At 84 | News One

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Joe Perry, former 49ers fullback and one of the first African-American stars of the NFL, ... Perry was the first N.F.L. player to rush for more than 1,000 yards in two ...

Bobby Mitchell, Washington's First Black Player, Addresses ... - WBUR

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May 31, 2014 ... In the 1962 NFL season, Washington became the last franchise to add a black player to its roster. His name is Bobby Mitchell. The Hall of ...

Former NFL Player Doug Williams Became The First Black ...

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Jan 31, 2015 ... This weekend will be a significant one to sports fans everywhere as the NFL's annual Super Bowl will air Sunday -- but it also marks another ...

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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 - Athlete, Football Player - Biography.com

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One of the first African-American college football stars, Kenny Washington was one of ... Rams signed him, ending the 12-year ban on black players in the NFL.

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 ...