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“His comments could not have been more offensive and ignorant... You can’t coach a majority Black team while turning your back on the Black community. It’s time for you to pack up and step off the field.” - NACCP President Derrick Johnson's statement about Washington Commanders coordinator Jack Del Rio comparing the Jan. 6 Capitol riots to Black Lives Matter and George Floyd protests

The NFL is constantly deemed the least progressive among the sports leagues, and a coach’s recent comments aren’t helping. Jack Del Rio, a former linebacker who now runs the Washington Commander’s defense, made some disparaging remarks when comparing Black Lives Matter protests to the January 6 riots at the US Capitol. On Twitter, he questioned why […]