Michael Sam, First Openly Gay NFL Player

michael-samMay 14, 2014 – Segment 4

We look at the career and life of Michael Sam, who last weekend became the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL. The airwaves have been buzzing with controversy over his reaction to the news: a televised kiss between him and his boyfriend. Our panel of guests include: Edward Wyckoff Williams, contributing editor at The Root and Political Contributor and Special Correspondent with AlJazeera America; and Syreeta Hubbard, publisher of the blogs GridIronGals.com andTheNFLChick.com.