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Breaking Racial Barriers in Pro Football
February 21, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Motley and Willis: Breaking Racial Barriers in Pro Football
Join the descendants of legendary Browns players Marion Motley and Bill Willis for a discussion about the impact these men had in professional sports, as well as their legacy for African American Civil Rights. Before the 12:00 pm panel discussion, a special screening of the EPIX Original Documentary, Forgotten Four: The Integration of Pro Football, will run at 11:00 am for those in attendance to view. The documentary, which explores the story of four brave men who helped break the color barrier in pro football, will play from start again at 1:30 pm and continue to run on a loop throughout the remainder of the day.