rooney rule

“Most of us were not expecting it to turn in the wrong direction the way it did and to the extent it did and over the time period that it did. I don’t think there’s any one reason that you could point to." - Art Rooney II, Pittsburgh Steelers owner, to the Washington Post

"Whenever that house Negro identified himself, he always identified himself in the same sense that his master identified himself... When the master would be sick, the house Negro identified himself so much with his master he'd say, "What's the matter boss, we sick?" His master's pain was his pain. And it hurt him more for his master to be sick than for him to be sick himself!" - Malcolm X

Flores, who is Black, alleges he received a congratulatory text from Belichick for successfully becoming the new head coach of the New York Giants. But the problem is that Flores hadn't met with Big Blue yet for the position - that meeting was two days away, scheduled for January 26.