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November 8, 2018

Redskins’ Josh Norman co-authors Players’ Tribune essay encouraging people to vote on Election Day

Josh Norman wants you to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 6. The Washington Redskins cornerback co-authored an…
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November 2, 2018

Saints Demario Davis, Ben Watson credited with getting Louisiana voting-restoration law passed

Thousands of Louisianans are getting their right to vote returned to them, and New Orleans Saints players Demario…
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Players Coalition News
November 2, 2018

What will Golden Tate bring to the Eagles? What has Malcolm Jenkins brought to the Players Coalition? Anquan Boldin weighs in

BOCA RATON, Fla. – While former NFL wide receiver Anquan Boldin never played for the Eagles, his…
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November 2, 2018

Vote Yes on 1: Why We Must Treat and Not Jail Addiction By Malcolm Jenkins and Austin Mack

Mass incarceration is the most urgent civil rights issue of our time. America’s stubborn commitment…
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Op-EdsPlayers Coalition News
November 1, 2018

Give Georgians the Right to Vote By Takeo Spikes, Adalius Thomas and Michael Jenkins

The right to vote is perhaps our most fundamental. It lets you have a say…
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October 20, 2018

Don’t expect NFL to institute a national anthem policy soon

NEW YORK — Don't expect the NFL to institute a national anthem policy this season, if at…
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October 20, 2018

Silence on NFL’s anthem issue will speak volumes at fall owners meetings

When the NFL froze a newly adopted national anthem conduct policy nearly three months ago,…
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October 20, 2018

LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD: Panthers WR fighting for justice, from personal experience

Earlier this month, the Carolina Panthers receiver scheduled a daylong tour through the local criminal…
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Players Coalition NewsPublic Defenders
October 20, 2018

Saints’ Demario Davis honored by Bronx Defenders with social justice award

New Orleans Saints linebacker Demario Davis spent part of his week off in New York receiving…
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Players Coalition News
October 20, 2018

Panthers’ Torrey Smith uses off day to listen, learn, act as part of Players Coalition

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For most NFL players, the typical causes of perspiration are the physical…
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Players Coalition News
October 20, 2018

What happened to the NFL’s anthem controversy? Players focus protest elsewhere

The first four weeks of the NFL season have been marked by encouraging TV ratings;…
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Players Coalition News
October 20, 2018

How NFL players are tackling social injustice off the field

Two years ago, Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to spotlight social injustice and…
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Players Coalition News
August 4, 2018

NFL star Malcolm Jenkins: ‘We can talk about social issues and still have a great game’

Malcolm Jenkins appears on NBC News with Lester Holt regarding the need to discuss and impact racial and…
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Players Coalition News
June 30, 2018

Trump asked NFL players for pardon suggestions. On Thursday, they responded.

In addition to countless meetings, events, appearances and media interviews, players co-authored many Op-Eds to…
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Players Coalition News
February 2, 2018

NFL officials, Players Discuss Taking a Knee, Racial Equality in Sports

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Players Coalition News
February 1, 2018

Eagles’ Malcolm Jenkins Finds Voice Through Social Movements After Leading By Example

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January 29, 2018

Eagles stars Malcolm Jenkins, Chris Long Making Even Larger Impacts Off Football Field

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January 25, 2018

In a Busy Year, Malcolm Jenkins Raised a Fist and Checked All the Boxes

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January 23, 2018

Chris Long: We’ve Shown our Off-field Work is Not a Distraction

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January 23, 2018

Players and Owners Take the Next Step in Cooperating on Social Justice Initiatives

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January 23, 2018

Let’s Listen Together: NFL Campaign Highlights Players Work for Social Justice, Racial Equality

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August 20, 2017

Anquan Boldin Retires to Focus on Criminal Justice Reform and Racial Equality Efforts for the Coalition

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