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Hampton’s Byron Perkins Is the First Openly Gay HBCU Football Player

Byron Perkins made history in October 2022, when he came out as the first gay HBCU football player. The junior defensive back at Hampton University revealed his truth in an emotional social media post that went viral. Byron joins our episode titled “Here I Am,” and we have a special surprise for Byron that will bring you to tears. Grab the tissues and press play!

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