Mike Tomlin and This Day in Black Sports History: February 1, 2009

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As the pages of calendars all across the nation turn to February, Black History Month 2011 will be ushered into the consciousness of America to remind its citizens of the invaluable contributions African-Americans have made toward making this country what it is today.
African-Americans have also placed their unique stamp on the sports world, overcoming the barriers of discrimination, racism and segregation to earn acceptance in a milieu where they are no longer judged by the color of their skin, but by their ability, character and work ethic.
During Black History Month 2010, Sports Haze New York City featured writer Ronald Monestime chronicled some of these triumphant stories in a series entitled This Day in Black Sports History, devoting each day to the celebration of historic African-American achievements in sports.
Black History Month 2011 marks the beginning of an entirely new series and another 28-day journey through the annals of sports history to recognize, and ho...

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