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The Washington Post released a devastating editorial series Wednesday about the systemic discrimination that Black coaches face within the NFL.

As of now, Todd Bowles of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Lovie Smith of the Houston Texans and Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers are the only Black head coaches in the League. That’s the same number from 2003 when the NFL enacted the Rooney Rule to facilitate more hirings of Black people within coaching and front office ranks.

“The NFL doesn’t have a diversity problem. The NFL has a Black problem,” said Jackson State assistant coach Dennis Thurman. “There aren’t that many Hispanics playing in the NFL. There aren’t that many Asians. There aren’t women on the field in the NFL. I understand them wanting to be inclusive, and I applaud what they’re doing for those groups.

“But the issue is not women. It’s not Asians. It’s not Hispanics. The majority of players in the NFL are Black. They use the word ‘diversity.’ It’s real slick. But, no, uh-uh. That’s not the issue.”

Super Bowl champion coach Tony Dungy gave his own reasons for the lack of Black head coaches.

The NFL world was quick to react to the report:

[The Washington Post]