Skip to comments.NFL to stencil 'End Racism' on end zone borders as part of social justice rollout for kickoff week
Posted on 07/27/2020 3:54:45 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
As part of the NFL's ongoing commitment to social justice programs, the messages "It Takes All of Us" and "End Racism" will be stenciled on all end zone borders for home openers, the league office informed clubs in a memo Monday obtained by ESPN.
The two messages of inclusion, which will be stenciled on opposite end zones during kickoff week, are key elements of the league's broader, multifaceted rollout intended to highlight its efforts to support diversity and inclusion while the new season begins.
The end zone messages demonstrate "how football and the NFL brings people together to work as one and use our example and our actions to help conquer racism," the memo reads. The memo also confirms that players will have the option to wear helmet decals honoring victims of systemic racism.
"Each player will have the option to honor an individual by displaying that person's name via a decal on the back of their helmet," the memo reads. "Players will be offered a list of names and short biographical information to help guide their decision-making, however, they can also select a victim of systemic racism who is not represented on this list." If coaches desire, they can honor victims of systemic racism by wearing patches on their hats.
Additionally, the league will recognize essential workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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NFL teams suddenly start testing positive for WuFlu in 5...4...3...2...1...
So will they hire more white players then to properly match national statistics?
Asians and Hispanics?
A few games here and there, but nothing to call a season.
End BLM? Nothing any more racist than that.
Spelled it wrong.
How about.....”Obey the !*#$%?! Law !!”
The Phillies game is cancelled tonight...good.
Fellow union members most likely.
They really do not understand marketing and sales, do they?
Racism brought on by: you know who. Those that continually play the race card.
Not a fan anyway but you’d have to think that’s a parody.
End racism.......re-elect BarackObama forever and we wont destroy the cities that Democrats run.
Ive never been a huge football fan. But why in the world is any sensible person going to even sit at home to watch this cr@p, much less spend money to see it? Isnt it time that all reasonable people simply stopped watching? Wouldnt that solve this problem quickly?
Good grief! Who would have ever imagine that ending racism would be so easy? A couple of stencils in NFL end zones and Bam!racism is history. We should all be grateful to live in such magical times. Perhaps the NFL might consider ‘End Cancer’ for its nest miracle.
And how many American men know more about pro sports than about their childrens schools or neighbors or county government?
And I pay more for beer and pizza because they pay a lot to advertise on pro sports shows.
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