The story of Jackie Robinson's struggle to integrate Major League Baseball is told in a library full of books and a multiplex worth of movies and documentaries detailing its impact on the sport and American culture.
The story of the NFL's African-American pioneers, however, remains largely forgotten.
When the league sprang up in the early 1920s, Fritz Pollard was among its first stars. He was the first African-American coach, too. And, ... Full Story »