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Today’s superstar black passers are continuing to build on the accomplishments of the trailblazers who kicked down the door for them.
Quarterback guru Quincy Avery works to turn the corner
Black quarterback pioneer Marlin Briscoe and Kansas City head coach Andy Reid see it too
Some led their teams for years, while others didn’t make it through the first game
The Hall of Famer dominated in Canada before getting a chance to play quarterback in the U.S.
The first African-American to start a season opener also was the first to start and win an NFL playoff game
His contributions to the game go well beyond his short NFL career
Teams don’t consciously build rosters based on race, it just ends up that way
From Warren Moon to Cam Newton, perseverance, poise and power
League now has only black commissioner in any major sport