Super Bowl LVII shows that football is more willing to see Black men as leaders – although that doesn’t apply to other levels of US society, or the NFL
Thirty-five years ago a harsh spotlight shone on Washington’s Doug Williams. He was the story of Super Bowl XXII, the first Black quarterback to start in the NFL title game. In the run-up to the game he was blitzed with questions about his race, but this was the one that hit home.
Reporter: “How long have you been a Black quarterback?”
Written by Andrew Lawrence
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2023/feb/10/patrick-mahomes-jalen-hurts-super-bowl-lvii-black-quarterbacks-nfl-football under the title “Mahomes v Hurts: America’s fear of a Black quarterback begins to fade”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.