Cam Newton and the history of Black quarterbacks in the Super Bowl

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Cam Newton and the quarterbacks in the Super Bowl

This Super Bowl Sunday will be the 50th anniversary of the big game and all America has its eyes on Cam Newton. The young Carolina Panthers quarterback will join an elite number of Black quarterbacks to serve as a starter.

Russell Wilson/Seattle Seahawks

Russell Wilson led the Seahawks to victory over the Denver Broncos at Super Bowl 48 in February 2014.

Photo credit: @Russell Wilson via Facebook
Photo credit: @Russell Wilson via Facebook
Mo Barnes
Mo Barnes

Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.

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