100 moments for 100 years of the Bears: Lovie Smith becomes franchise's first African-American head coach

100 moments for 100 years of the Bears: Lovie Smith becomes franchise's first African-American head coach

On Jan. 15, 2004, Lovie Smith became the Chicago Bears’ first African-American head coach.

Take a look at a story from the Chicago Tribune the day after.

For more historical information on the Chicago Bears, browse the Chicago Tribune on Newspapers.com.

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