Posted on 02/01/2022
Los Angeles City Seal

Additionally, Councilman Price introduced a resolution in recognition of Kenny Washington, the National Football League’s first Black player.  Washington was born and raised in Los Angeles and attended Lincoln High School and UCLA. He was signed by the Los Angeles Rams in 1946. In the resolution, Feb. 13, 2022 is marked as Kenny Washington Day in the City of Los Angeles. Click here for the resolution.