Since the inception of the National Football League, there have been over 500 head coaches over that time. However, only 24 of those coaches were black.
Although the League tweaked the Rooney Rule to expand diversity, at the time of this writing there is currently only two Black head coaches of an NFL team.
Recently, former head coach of the Miami Dolphins, Brian Flores, filed a class action lawsuit against the NFL, and three teams citing racial discrimination as the reasoning behind it.
The NFL has a long way to go to be more inclusive and diverse, however let us shine a light on those great few that trailblazed their way on the field! Check out the FULL list below!