Mike Bianchi: Tony Dungy to NFL owners: Stop taking easy way out, dig deeper to hire Black head coaches

ORLANDO, Fla. — Pro Football Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy wonders and worries about how much things have really changed since he was a young, Black, up-and-coming defensive coordinator desperately trying to get his first head coaching job in the NFL. Dungy sometimes flashes back to 30 years ago when during one interview, an NFL executive told him that if he expected to get a head coaching job, he would first and foremost need to shave his beard because it made him look like a Black power radical. Or the time when another NFL executive wanted to know how many Black assistant coaches would be o…

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