NFL commitment to diversity is insincere
The NFL has made teams get rid of disparaging names and logos.
They require each team to interview, but not necessarily hire, a Black candidate for any head coach openings.
Now each team reportedly may have to play the Black national anthem before every game.
I thought you had to have a country to have an anthem.
I want to see what happens if a White ball player takes a knee during their anthem. I’m guessing a two-game suspension at the least for this overt racism.
If they really want to do something, shouldn’t they require each to have its front office, not including custodians, to be at least 10% Black? That would go a long way towards Black ownership by giving individuals the experience necessary to run a franchise.
However, that’s not the NFL way. They like to be superficial.
I’d say they’ll eventually require each team to erect a statue of Colin Kaepernick in front of each stadium.
That’ll show America how they understand how their Black brothers suffer. Any other minority that feels ignored should compose their own anthem.
Make the case for getting vaccinated
I hear a lot of changing guidelines about wearing masks, social distancing and other measures to keep us all safe against COVID-19 and its variants. I support all of them.
But the most effective measure anyone could take is to engage in a conversation with people they know who are resisting to be vaccinated.
Please remind them that getting vaccinated protects not only them, but all the rest of us, including the vulnerable population for whom current vaccines are ineffective due to immune-suppressant medications that they require.
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