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Why 30 out of 32 NFL head coaches are white -- behind the NFL's abysmal record on diversity

  • Written by George B. Cunningham, Professor of Sport Management, Texas A&M University
imagePittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is the only Black head coach in the NFL.Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images

A couple of weeks after the close of the National Football League’s regular season, there is just one Black head coach and one Latino head coach left in the League – Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and Ron...

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