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  • Colin Kaepernick's Controversy In The National Football League

    Last season, Colin Kaepernick caused a lot of controversy around the world and especially in the National Football League. The controversy was not caused by his play or something off the field. It was caused by his decision to kneel during the National Anthem. Kaepernick knelt during the National Anthem because he felt that African Americans were oppressed by this country, while people without color were being treated less harshly. He did not want to show pride to a country that did not treat every person equally. Kaepernick continued to kneel during the national anthem last season to illustrate to people that a change is absolutely necessary. Although Colin Kaepernick had a satisfactory season with the 49ers last season, he finds himself unemployed.…

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  • Violence: The Role Of Domestic Violence In The National Football League

    Domestic Violence in the National Football League Domestic Violence has been a reoccurring issue in many major sports leagues for example in the National Football League (NFL). The topic came to the public 's attention after star football player, OJ Simpson who played for both the San Francisco 49ers and the Buffalo Bills was put on trial in 1995 for murdering his wife and her friend and was later found not guilty (Berlins). This case brought nationwide awareness for domestic violence among…

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  • Concussions In The National Football League

    Concussions in The National Football League The NFL has a major issue at hand, that is concussions and the lifelong effects they have had on players in all levels of the game, this is not the first time the league has found its self in this situation and it must once again ‘’adapt’’ in order to get through this dark period. In recent years the National Football League (NFL) has been in hot water after concussions, a traumatic brain injury, has surfaced as a result of the growth in medical…

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  • Racial Injustice In The National Football League

    Police brutality, the killings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castille, and many other innocent and unarmed black people are all examples of racial injustice within our own country. Racial injustice has become a very large issue and too many people are dying for reasons unknown. There are people in the world who do not have a large enough audience to effectively speak on the issue with numerous people noticing. The players are using their unique stage to give people a voice who do not have one.…

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  • National League For Opposing Woman Suffragette

    Representation 1 Representation 1 is accurate,it 's written the same time as the suffragette movement was happening showing it isn 't false about what 's happening at that time. Its accuracy is also shown as the representation is from an A level textbook.A textbook for students learning about the suffragettes would have to be accurate as its purpose is to teach the A level students, they wouldn 't put incorrect information in the textbook as the students wouldn 't learn the right things.A lot of…

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  • Mission Statement Of The National Urban League (NUL

    (a) The National Urban League (NUL) mission statement The NUL is a nonprofit civil rights organization that advocates on the behalf of African Americans. In addition to this, they work “ enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights” .To achieve this objective they provide assistance to low-income individuals in multiple programs separated into four different goals: Education, Occupation, Housing and Health. The education aspect of Urban League…

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  • Cheating In Professional Sports

    A professional baseball team that had fans who admire and supported has changed the way we look at all sports. In 1919 Black Sox was one of the greatest team in the National Baseball League (NBL), and they were determined to throw the World Series for extra money. This huge scandal involved the great "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, pitchers Eddie Cicotte and Claude "Lefty" Williams, infielders Buck Weaver, Arnold "Chick" Gandil, Fred McMullin, and Charles "Swede" Risberg, and outfielder Oscar "Happy"…

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  • The Controversy Between Professional Football Players And Domestic Violence

    There has been a wide variety of issues between professional football players and obeying the law over the years in the league and it is no secret. Between drug use, weapon charges, and tax evasion there is no shortage of controversy to discuss and the news can’t get enough of it. However in recent years, and months specifically, there has been a large amount of controversy pertaining to the players and domestic violence. Even though domestic violence is not limited to the National Football…

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  • Football Players Safety Essay

    repeated mild concussions cause by the game was unknown. The National Football League took a long time to begin taking serious action for player safety. Compared the football played decades ago, players are much safer now. Still though the National Football League is not doing enough to ensure the safety of it’s players. One area in whcih the NFL is working to protect its players is safety equipment. In the 1800’s football players wore a wool stocking cap for a helmet. Their teams were indicated…

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  • Concussions And Dangers In The National Football Game

    While even though players choose to play, The NFL should make new rules to protect players from obtaining concussions because it can trigger migraines, it leads to memory loss over time, and also leads to brain disease. People may say that it is the player 's fault for choosing to play the game they love and receiving concussions which is true but there is certain things the National Football League can do to try to help prevent concussions. Concussions over time lead to brain disease, memory…

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