Footballs: Pioneering Duo

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In 1999, Roy Shivers, became the general manager of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Shivers hired Danny Barrett as the head coach. The Roughriders made football history by being the first professional team with a Black general manager and head coach.

The documentary “Football’s Pioneering Duo” explores the issue of race and sport as they relate to the Canadian Football League and the hiring of General Manager Roy Shivers and Coach Danny Barrett.