The Miami Dolphins former head coach Brian Flores filed a class-action lawsuit against multiple NFL teams that alleged that he and other minority coaches have experienced racism throughout the hiring processes.
After the lawsuit was made public, Flores released a statement through the media.
“God has gifted me with a special talent to coach the game of football, but the need for change is bigger than my personal goals. In making the decision to file the class action complaint, I understand that I may be risking coaching the game I love and has done so much for my family and me. My sincere hope is that by standing up against systemic racism in the NFL, others will join me to ensure that positive change is made for generations to come.”
Flores’ ability to comprehend that this may mean that he’ll be without a job in the league, and the fact that he’s still following through with it, shows his commitment to this cause and his belief in this issue.
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