“Kingfish: The Story of Kenny Washington”

Local Varsity Football Teams Find Command Ground in Rams’ Locker Room

For the sixth consecutive season, the Los Angeles Rams teamed up with RISE, a national nonprofit that educates and empowers the sports community, to eliminate racial discrimination, champion social justice, and improve race relations, for a leadership and community-building program and panel discussion that welcomed local Dorsey High School and Lincoln High School’s varsity football teams.  According to the Rams, this year’s initiative will include five sessions for the varsity football players from the two schools.

The Rams Honor Kenny Washington with Documentary

The Los Angeles Rams honored an important milestone in their history by releasing the short film “Kingfish: The Story of Kenny Washington.” Washington became the first Black player to be signed with an NFL team in the modern era when he joined the Rams on March 21, 1946.