Feb 4, 2021 • 28M
How Kenny Washington Broke the NFL’s Color Barrier...And Why You’ve Never Heard of Him
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He pushed past brutal racism to become the first Black player in major league sports—a year before Jackie Robinson—yet even his own kids never knew his full story. It’s time everyone did.
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