Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football

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  • 2014
  • 1 Season
  • 7.9  (29)

Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football is a documentary film that details the early days of professional football. When football first started, the league didn't allow black players to play professionally. This documentary talks about the first four black men who played the sport professionally, and what it took for them to be allowed to join the sport at that level.

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1. Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football
September 23, 2014
Family members and sports historians look back at the struggles and broad cultural impact of Woody Strode, Kenny Washington, Bill Willis and Marion Motley, four African American athletes. In 1946 they broke through professional football's color barrier.
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Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football is a documentary film that details the early days of professional football. When football first started, the league didn't allow black players to play professionally. This documentary talks about the first four black men who played the sport professionally, and what it took for them to be allowed to join the sport at that level.

  • Premiere Date
    September 23, 2014
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (29)