NFL commissioner Roger Goodell released a video clip condemning racing and admitting that the NFL was wrong to not listen to the players who were protesting against racial injustice and police brutality against blacks according to the NFL.
We, the NFL, condemn racism and the systematic oppression of Black People.
— NFL (@NFL) June 5, 2020
The ongoing protests that are taking place across the country and the world have forced the NFL and many organizations and companies to address the climate that has been created by police brutality against black people and systemic racism in general.
President Trump has blasted the league and the players protesting for several years and commented on Brees’s apology to “ friends, teammates, the City of New Orleans, the black community, NFL community and anyone” he hurt with his comments.
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.