Michael Vick Named As The Eagles Starting QB – And The Church Says…Amen

Posted in Andy Reid, Black Sports Writers, Blogroll, Donavan McNabb, Kevin Kolb, Michael Vick, NFC, NFC East, NFL, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia Eagles fans, quarterback controversy, Race and Michael Vick, race and quarterbacks on September 22nd, 2010 by Ron Glover

In a shocking development Andy Reid has named Michael Vick as the Eagles starting quarterback Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars and for the forseeable future.

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Throwback Thursday: Doug Williams, Soul Survivor

Posted in Blogroll, quarterback controversy, race, race and quarterbacks, Race and Sports, race relations, Racial Divide, Racism in Sports, Washington Redskins on January 31st, 2008 by Ron Glover

The position of quarterback has been a microcosm of the Black struggle in America – a door supposedly “open to all” – except for us of a darker hue who continuously knock, kick and scream until an answer comes.

For eighty years, the Black man has fought tooth and nail to be in a position to lead a professional football franchise to glory. Many came before Doug Williams some may have even been better skilled. But looking back on the life of Douglas Lee Williams -none were better prepared.

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