Vikings players, alumni and administrators gathered with elected representatives, school and community leaders on Tuesday for the presentation of a $100,000 grant for Pete Guzy Field at Thomas Edison High School in Northeast Minneapolis.
As part of the club's youth football initiative, the Vikings recently hosted a mini-combine event for high school players at Winter Park.
Viktor the Viking and Vikings Cheerleaders appeared at Falcon Heights Elementary School to help design a new playground which the Vikings, along with Toro and Kaboom!, will help construct later this year for the team's 10th annual Playground Build.
Chad Greenway talks about being selected as the winner of the 2015 Byron “Whizzer” White Award which is handed out by the NFLPA to a player who goes "above and beyond to perform community service" where they play and in their respective hometowns.
Former Vikings Carl Eller, E.J. Henderson and Vikings Chief Operating Officer Kevin Warren look back at the Greensboro, NC Sit-Ins of 1960 which led to social change through peaceful protests. For more visit vikings.com/bhm.
Learn the rarely-discussed history of the first African-Americans in the NFL including the story of Kenny Washington, a teammate of Jackie Robinson at UCLA, who became the first to sign a contract with an NFL team after World War II. For more visit vikings.com/bhm.