Monday, February 25, 2013

White Guys On Black History

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Black History Month: The Super Bowl

This is the 25th anniversary of the first appearance of a black quarter back in the Super Bowl. With the Redskins trailing the Broncos 10-0 in Super Bowl XXII, Doug Williams, fired four TD strikes in the second quarter alone, including scoring tosses of 80 and 50 yards to Ricky Sanders. He earned MVP honors in the 42-10 victory for a 340-yard effort that set a Super Bowl record at the time.
There were those who understood the impact of the Williams appearance and victory, just as the effect the appearance of Jackie Robinson in a Brooklyn Dodger uniform was understood some 40 years earlier.
I could go on here, but if a picture is worth a thousand words: 'nuff said'....