Synopsis: The EPIX original documentary, “Forgotten Four: The Integration Of Pro Football” tells the little-known story of four outstanding & brave African-American men – Kenny Washington, Woody Strode, Marion Motley, & Bill Willis – who broke the color barrier in pro football in 1946, one year before Jackie Robinson & Branch Rickey were credited with integrating Major League Baseball.
The hardships & triumphs of the Forgotten Four are told through the recollections of their families & those who have researched these remarkable pioneers.
Starring: Jeffrey Wright, Kenny Washington, Woody Strode, Marion Motley, & Bill Willis.
Director: Johnson McKelvy
Release Date: September 23, 2014
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