Black History Month: How African-Americans paved the way for today’s NFL

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CANTON, Ohio (WJW) – In celebrating the NFL’s centennial, it’s important to recognize the African-Americans who helped pave the way for today’s game.

According to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, there were 13 African-Americans who played up until 1933.

Now, 70% of the league’s players are African-American.

FOX 8’s Wayne Dawson takes a look at how they changed America’s game.

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