35 relations: African Americans, African-American studies, American football, Black History Month, Bob St. Clair, Burl Toler, California Memorial Stadium, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, Civil rights movement, Clarence B. Jones, ESPN, Gene Washington (American football, born 1947), Gino Marchetti, Harry Edwards (sociologist), Jamie Williams (American football), Johnny Mathis, Kezar Stadium, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Martin Luther King Jr., Miami, National Football League, Ollie Matson, Orange Bowl, Pete Rozelle, Philadelphia Tribune, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Racial equality, Racism, Rosey Grier, Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory, San Francisco Dons football, Social justice, Toi Cook, University of California, Berkeley, University of San Francisco.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
African-American studies is an interdisciplinary academic field devoted to the study of the history, culture, and politics of Black Americans.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in the U.S., is an annual observance in Canada, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and the United States.
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Burl Abron Toler, Sr. (May 9, 1928 in Memphis, Tennessee - August 16, 2009 in Castro Valley, California) was an American football official in the National Football League (NFL) for 25 seasons from 1965 to 1989.
California Memorial Stadium is an outdoor football stadium on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley, California.
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916.
The civil rights movement (also known as the African-American civil rights movement, American civil rights movement and other terms) was a decades-long movement with the goal of securing legal rights for African Americans that other Americans already held.
Clarence Benjamin Jones (born January 8, 1931) is the former personal counsel, advisor, draft speech writer and close friend of Martin Luther King Jr. He is a Scholar in Residence at the Martin Luther King, Jr.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
Gene Washington (born January 14, 1947) is a former NFL player for many years who played for the San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions as a wide receiver.
Gino John Marchetti (born January 2, 1927) is a former professional American football player in the National Football League.
Harry Edwards (born November 22, 1942) is an American sociologist and civil rights activist.
Jamie Earl Williams (born February 25, 1960) is a former professional American football tight end who played for 12 seasons in the National Football League, mainly for the Houston Oilers and the San Francisco 49ers.
John Royce Mathis (born September 30, 1935) is an American singer of popular music.
Kezar Stadium is an outdoor athletics stadium in San Francisco, California, located adjacent to Kezar Pavilion in the southeastern corner of Golden Gate Park.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal is a major daily newspaper published in Las Vegas, Nevada, since 1909.
Martin Luther King Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968.
Miami is a major port city on the Atlantic coast of south Florida in the southeastern United States.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
Ollie Genoa Matson II (May 1, 1930 – February 19, 2011) was an American Olympic medal winning sprinter and professional American football running back who played in the National Football League (NFL) from 1952 to 1966.
The Orange Bowl, officially the Capital One Orange Bowl for sponsorship purposes, is an annual American college football bowl game played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Alvin Ray "Pete" Rozelle (March 1, 1926 – December 6, 1996) was an American businessman and executive.
The Philadelphia Tribune is the oldest continuously published African-American newspaper in the United States.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame for professional American football, located in Canton, Ohio.
Racial equality occurs when institutions give equal opportunity to people of all races.
Racism is the belief in the superiority of one race over another, which often results in discrimination and prejudice towards people based on their race or ethnicity.
Roosevelt Grier (born July 14, 1932) is an American actor, singer, Protestant minister, and former professional American football player.
Sacred Heart Cathedral "Preparatory", commonly known as SHC, or SH, is a Catholic school located in the Cathedral Hill neighborhood of San Francisco, California.
The San Francisco Dons football program were the intercollegiate American football team for University of San Francisco located in San Francisco, California.
Social justice is a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society.
Toi Fitzgerald Cook (born December 3, 1964) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the New Orleans Saints in the eighth round of the 1987 NFL Draft.
The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.
The University of San Francisco (USF) is a Jesuit Catholic university located in San Francisco, California, United States.