Last night, Russell Wilson led the Seattle Seahawks in 43-8 victory at Super Bowl XLVIII.  Russell Wilson became the second black quarterback to start and win the Super Bowl.

Wilson—whose grandfather, Harry B. Wilson, Jr. is a former president of the historically Black university Norfolk State University—joins Doug Williams, who was the first black quarterback to start and win a Super Bowl when he played for Washington.

Wilson finished 18-of-25 for 206 yards, two touchdowns and no turnovers.

Although Wilson didn’t win MVP, I think he’ll still be proud to have made Black History!

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