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Portrait Of: Former Raiders Coach Tom Flores

As a player, coach, and broadcaster, Tom Flores has been a part of the Raiders franchise for decades. When he started playing for the Oakland Raiders in 1960, football was just starting to find its audience, and he was the first Latino starting quarterback in professional football. He spoke to Latino USA about the role of politics in sports, his ambition to be voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and what it's like to be part of a team with such a strong Latino identity.

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