Once the St. Louis Rams took Michael Sam in the 7th round, history was made. Maybe one day soon an openly gay football player won’t be a big news item, but in 2014 it is, and in keeping with Sam’s historic moment, President Barack Obama and the White House congratulated the Mizzou DE, his new team, and the NFL.
White House: Pres. Obama congratulates Michael Sam, Rams and NFL "for taking an important step forward today in our nation's journey."
— ABC News (@ABC) May 11, 2014
If anybody knows a thing or two about historical moments, it’s President Obama.