Football, Like America, is Great When Everyone Gets a Chance

Another football season became became part of history yesterday.  Many people spent today complaining about the lack of offensive excitement in the game, arguing about the halftime show and which were the best commercials, or bemoaning  the fact that they had to watch the Patriots, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady when another Lombardi trophy.   […]

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Happy Birthday to Kenny Washington, the First African American in the Modern N.F.L.

History has an interesting, often unspoken power.  It is the capacity to determine which stories to tell, and which to not.  Text book writers, history teachers, monument builders, film makers, etc. all have the tremendous responsibility to decide what we see, hear, and learn. For example, there are few Americans who don’t know who Jackie […]

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