Year of the Black QB

An ode to Patrick Mahomes and black quarterbacks through a cultural lens

Celebrating a new black ‘quarterbackism’

The 2019 NFL season is over, and its exit comes with an ode to Patrick Mahomes and the rise of black quarterbacks and how it has impacted a nation and a culture. Take a ride with ESPN’s Scoop Jackson as he weighs in on the past, present, and evolution of the quarterback position — black “quarterbackism.” His exploration sheds light on a tough radical position through the lens of racism, culture and triumph.