NFL Commissioner Admits 'We Were Wrong' for Not Listening to Black NFL Players | NowThis

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'We, the National Football League, admit we were wrong for not listening to NFL players earlier' — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement on the Black Lives Matter movement, four years after Colin Kaepernick first kneeled during the U.S. national anthem.
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement on camera about the Black Lives Matter movement, four years after Colin Kaepernick first kneeled during the U.S. national anthem.

Goodell said, 'We, the National Football League, condemn racism and the systematic oppression of Black people. We, the National Football League, admit we were wrong for not listening to NFL players earlier, and encourage all to speak out and peacefully protest. We, the National Football League, believe Black lives matter.'

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