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Stewart Udall Changed The NFL’s Washington’s Team Segregation Policy

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A new stadium was the catalyst. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-H1i3ZiDXHo February is BlackHistory Month and in 1962, there was a very significant change in NFL culturethat should be noted....

MLK Day And A Look Back 

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Leagues and colleges did not want Negro athletes, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GeU4QN6Vgg The national celebration of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is today. King became involved...

Some Overdue Changes In Washington and Landover, Maryland

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Marshall ran afoul of JFK. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFO2qGdcBAI Some sports wrongs were righted in Washington, DC and Landover,Maryland. Events DC removed a statue of one-time Washington NFL owner...

The Kennedy White House Forced The NFL To Totally Integrate

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One of JFK's major civil rights victories. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rN5Ez2F_X_k February is Black History Month and in 1962, there was a very significant change in...

The Civil Rights Movement And Sports During Martin Luther King’s Activist...

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A look back at the 1950s and 1960s.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQfw8QodyRQ The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born 91 years old today. He became very...

D.C. Stadium And The Civil Rights Movement

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The bully pulpit worked. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJEOdJkFVgM Washington’s D. C. Stadium will be gone within two years but it should have been designated as a historical site defining...

Sports During King’s Civil Rights’ Movement Days Were Different

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Washington was the last NFL to hire a Negro player in 1962. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgFekxzkv9I&t=2s   It has been more than 50 years since the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther...

Negro Players Struggles In The 1950s When Dr. King Joined The...

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In Martin Luther King's day, sports of the 1950s.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y0uLN6bPoY   It has been nearly 50 years since the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was gunned...
John F. Kennedy

JFK’s Sports Legacy: Boosting the NFL

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JFK's big contribution to $ports https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYp8essm7-o&t=57s Fifty four years today, President John F. Kennedy was killed by an assassin on a Dallas street. Historians are still...