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The NFL promised to do better on race, but Brian Flores's lawsuit says it failed

Posted on AllSides February 2nd, 2022
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Derold McIver said he finds it difficult to watch NFL games. He spent six years as an agent representing players, and the “up close and personal” view left him sour on the game he enjoyed and embraced much of his life.

So when he learned about the civil lawsuit Brian Flores filed Tuesday against the league and three teams for racial discrimination in hiring practices, he said, his first reaction was: “About time.”

“The only surprise was that he actually did it,” said McIver, who represented NFL players from 2000 to 2006...

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