For my overqualified Ivy League uncle.
Rooney made a rule, it’s still not quite right.
Vacant offices, packed benches and stands.
This issue unknown to average fans.
Seven black coaches fired. None were hired.
Six GM interviews, none transpired.
Strong enough to run the ball, missing in
Front office halls, stuck and drugged up to play,
With few opportunities after game day.
1961 to desegregate
The Redskins took action from JFK
12% of the population is
80% percent of the game. I’m sure
Fritz and Bobby are proud and enraged.
This is not black vs. white. It’s what’s right.