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Maia Chaka

Maia Chaka makes history as first Black woman to officiate an NFL game

Maia Chaka made history on Sunday, becoming the first Black woman to officiate an NFL game.  In a video tweeted by the NFL, Chaka called the “historic moment” an “honor and a privilege.”  Chaka officiated Sunday’s game between the New York Jets and Carolina Panthers.  Chaka’s resume includes time as a referee in the NCAA’s Pac-12 conference… Read more »