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The Forgotten Four: Breaking the Color Barrier in Pro Football

Elliott Smith

The National Football League (NFL) changed forever in 1946. That year the Forgotten Four--Kenny Washington, Woody Strode, Marion Motley, and Bill Willis--joined the league. Learn about the history of Black football players, the integration of the league, and the first Black coaches, referees, and team owners in the NFL. Then discover how Black football players continue to make a difference on and off the field.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Lerner Publications (Tm)
  • Publish Date: Aug 1st, 2024
  • Pages: 32
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9798765611562
  • Recommended age: 10-13
  • Categories: African American & BlackSports & Recreation - FootballHistory - United States - 20th Century

About the Author

Smith, Elliott: - Elliott Smith is a writer and editor based in Falls Church, Virginia.