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NFLers Write Memo To Commissioner Roger Goodell Seeking Support In Activism Efforts

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 17

Four current and former NFLers "campaigning for racial equality and criminal justice reform wrote a lengthy memo" to Commissioner Roger Goodell officially "seeking overt league support in their effort, including an endorsement for an activism awareness month," according to Charles Robinson of YAHOO ...

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