Colin Kaepernick has been using his platform in the NFL to call attention to racial inequities. But the NFL itself has not always been equitable for people of all races.
That’s the subject of a book by San Francisco author Gretchen Atwood called, “Lost Champions: Four Men, Two Teams, and the Breaking of Pro Football’s Color Line”.
She spoke with KALW’s News Director Ben Trefny.
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