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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, as she became the first Black woman to officiate an NFL game.

Maia Chaka

Virginia Beach teacher becomes the NFL’s first Black female official

“Maia’s years of hard work, dedication and perseverance — including as part of the NFL Officiating Development Program — have earned her a position as an NFL official,” Troy Vincent, the NFL’s executive vice president of football operations, said in a release.