Posts tagged: NFL - Diverse
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Howard Alumnus, Football Player Referees Super Bowl

by | February 3, 2020 Former Howard University football player, Greg Steed, was one of five African American NFL offi Read more

Holifield Works to Advance Interests of HBCUs Within Trump Administration

by | August 9, 2019
When Johnathan M. Holifield talks about future opportunities for HBCUs, he inevitably finds a w [...] Read more

Historic NFL Draft: Asian American Top Pick

| April 30, 2019
The Arizona Cardinals made history when the team chose Kyler Murray, who is of Asian lineage, a [...] Read more

Report: NFL Gender Hiring Lags Behind Racial Hiring

by Lois Elfman | January 23, 2019
The National Football League (NFL) received an overall grade of ’B’ in the 2018 Racial and [...] Read more

College of Ozark Drops Nike, Amid New Ad Campaign

by | September 7, 2018
Shortly after Nike’s new ad campaign with Colin Kaepernick began airing, the College of the O [...] Read more

Scholars Differ on Legality of New NFL National Anthem Policy

by Gregory Clay | May 24, 2018
After the NFL announced Wednesday that its players on the field must stand respectfully for the [...] Read more

Football and Academics: Tough Balancing Act at Some Schools

by Associated Press | April 23, 2018
NEW YORK — Football is complicated. Life is more so. The charge for universities is to prepar [...] Read more

Education of Student-Athletes a Hot Topic at Panel Discussion

by Gregory Clay | March 18, 2018
For all the heightened chatter this year about whether college student-athletes should be paid, [...] Read more

Lawmaker: Kennesaw State Mascot Wrong to Rally for Kneeling Cheerleaders

by Associated Press | October 17, 2017
KENNESAW, Ga. —  The student who wears the owl mascot costume at a Georgia public university [...] Read more

Making Protests a Flag Issue Exposes True Colors

by | September 28, 2017
The nation is witnessing battle lines being drawn in relation to racism, White supremacy and va [...] Read more

Cam Newton as Today’s Cassius Clay

by Emil Guillermo | January 31, 2016
The hype of Super Bowl 50 is well underway, but it began last week with a bold blast of truth f [...] Read more

College Athletic Departments Dropping Ball on LGBT Inclusion

by Autumn A. Arnett | October 25, 2015
The sparse collegiate element was noticeable last week as Athlete Ally celebrated individuals w [...] Read more