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How the NFL Moves Forward

18 years after the inception of the Rooney Rule, data shows a lack of forward progress when it comes to diversity at the highest levels of leadership in the NFL.

What actions are necessary to move the chains on safety, equity, and inclusion in the league?

Listen: Karen Given, former host of NPR’s Only A Game, dives deep into the origins of the Rooney Rule and where we go next with Cyrus Mehri, Johnnie Cochran Jr., John Wooten, Jim Rooney, Jeremi Duru, Dr. Karen Gallagher, Rod Graves, Shalise Manza Young, Jim Rooney, Jonathan Beane, and William C. Rhoden.

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