The NFL Plantation

A case study in how systemic racism always hides in plain sight

Photo by Adrian Curiel on Unsplash

The analogy of the NFL being like a plantation in the days of slavery is just so perfect, it is almost poetic. Not beautiful poetry, but chilling, icy cold poetry. The poetry that describes a relentlessly depressing reality that we sometimes feel powerless to change. Money is power, so the oligarchs decide. It is just like…

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