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How Stewart Udall Desegregated The NFL

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Washington owner George Preston Marshall was a holdout. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4HZyMNuQx4 It is Black History Month and in 1962, there was a very significant change in the National...

Sports During The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Lifetime

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Jim Crow was alive and well between 1929 and 1968. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYzXE0uii08 Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will be celebrated in NBA arenas and across...

A Historic Stadium Is About Ready To Meet The Wrecking Ball

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D. C. Stadium will be remembered for games, not a historic civil rights site. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ot9CEzULU9Q Washington’s D. C. Stadium, which opened in 1962 and has not been...

Pro Football Hall Of Fame To Recognize the “Forgotten Four”

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Only two of the four players "reintegrated" the NFL. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBPRLczvI1c The Pro Football Hall of Fame has decided to honor what it has termed the "Forgotten Four,"...

The NFL Has Not Had An Easy Time With Race Relations

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The league has a Brian Flores problem at the moment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVczW5BqeX0 February is Black History Month and the National Football League has had a very complicated...

It’s Almost Rebranding Time For Daniel Snyder

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There could be a new brand name in the NFL on Wednesday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOZWEJp8moY It is almost here, February 2nd, the rebranding day for Daniel Snyder’s National...

Discrimination In Sports Was Common When MLK Became A Civil Right...

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Quotas existed and some teams didn't bother signing black athletes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNu7AYbn1BY The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day celebrations are taking place at various venues...

Is The End At Hand For The Washington Football Team Brand...

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The renaming could happen in February. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PC6mQjUNzEE The last day of the 2021-22 National Football League regular season could feature the final game in the history...

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...