The NFL was founded in 1903 to be a vehicle for fans and athletes to come together to cheer on their teams, but as fans and players alike increasingly look at the game through a racial lens, some players and teams have begun to recognize that the sport’s history of racial inequality can have real consequences.

Editor’s Picks ESPN.com’s Greg Wyshynski: The NFL should fix its racism problems The NFL has long been a bastion of racism in the United States, and it continues to be, writes Greg Wieshynski.

Now that the league is finally addressing the issue, we can all look forward to seeing more players and owners addressing racism, he writes. 1 Related

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