NFL commissioner Roger Goodell shared in a conference call yesterday that the league will put social justice messages in end zones this fall.
"End Racism" and "It Takes All of Us" will be among the messages stenciled in.
“The NFL stands with the black community, the players, and the clubs and fans confronting systemic racism. We will not relent in our work,” Goodell shared on that call.
The decision follows a social justice awareness movement by professional leagues that seemingly began in the NBA. Following widespread protests surrounding high profile racial injustices this spring, the NBA and players union decided to allow players the choice to replace the names on the backs. Players were given the choice of 29 pre-approved messages that included "Equality," "Say Their Names," and "Black Lives Matter."
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