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Herb Trawick was the first African-American to play professional football in Canada.  He signed with the Montreal Alouettes in 1946.  

He was not the first African-American to play professional football in North America, as Charles Follis played with the Shelby Blues from 1902-1906.

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Herb Trawick was the first African-American to play professional football in Canada. He signed with the Montreal Alouettes in 1946.

He was not the first African-American to play professional football in North America, as Charles Follis played with the Shelby Blues from 1902-1906.

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