Playing games with people’s lives
St. Louis American, September 25, 2014
Recently at a press conference, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was asked why an African-American woman had not been assigned to his advisory team to deal with the fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence situation. While Goodell did a public relations dance around the question, I was hoping that any black woman who might have been asked had flatly refused the assignment because they understood they were being used. Off the field, the NFL is still playing games with people’s lives.
While the NFL was implementing damage control last week, some other folks in positions of authority decided to play some games with people’s lives. Read more