Crumbs Off NFL Table Only One Of Record Nine New NFL Coaches African American

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Updated: November 16, 2007

CRUMBS

OFF NFL TABLE

ONLY ONE OF RECORD NINE NEW NFL COACHES AFRICAN AMERICAN

ART SHELL ONLY BRIGHT SPOT

First understand This

even the hiring of Art Shell

by the Oakland Raiders

qualifies as a “miracle”

Only after every White Guy who can walk and remember their name at the same time turned down NFL Mad Man Oakland Owner Al Davis did he FINALLY in absolute desperation turn to a VERY qualified African American. The very last new Head Coach to be hired this Post-Season.

After 8 other NFL teams had already hired 8 White Guys. Without any serious consideration to hiring an African American Head Coach by any of these 8 NFL Teams. While of course every one of the 8 NFL Teams went through the NFL Hypocrisy Ritual of very visibly “interviewing” (sic) ONE African American.

Only then

Veteran NFL Head Coach

Arthur Shell

finally was Hired

that’s how Bad Things are

in the NFL Today

And here is the Very Painful Irony. Art Shell who is the First African American NFL Head Coach in history when he was previously Oakland Raider’s Head Coach from 1989-1994 and his winning percentage of .587 is HIGHER than any of the 8 White Head Coaches hired ahead of him this Post-Season while Shell languished.

Here’s more Irony ….

With Art Shell’s hiring there will now be 7 Black NFL Head Coaches next season. The most ever. And so of course the NFL and all their many Sycophants will ignore the Reality of the situation and regale themselves with how “great” the NFL is having SEVEN African Americans as Head Coaches.

The Fritz Pollard Alliance is not Fooled

The Alliance formed to bring more African Americans into NFL leadership positions has strongly criticized the hiring of 8 White Head Coaches, and the Charade of interviewing for show but not hiring African Americans ….

And now the Alliance is demanding the NFL and the 32 team owners be accountable for not hiring African Americans for front office management positions as well. Another “black hole” for African Americans.

But nothing much is going to happen

as we write again and again in the Box

unless

African American players

organize a Union for themselves

that negotiates ALL issues of Concern

to African Americans in the NFL

and they Dump Gene Upshaw

as their union “leader.”

POSTER FROM FRITZ POLLARD ALLIANCE