Black Football Players Accuse NFL of Racial Bias in Concussion Injury Payouts

New York Court Denies NFL’s Bid to Throw out CTE Injury Lawsuit

As reported by the NY Times, retired National Football League players Najeh Davenport and Kevin Henry have filed legal actions against the NFL for allegedly discriminating against black players who filed dementia-related claims dating back to 2013. Davenport and Henry asked the court to stop the NFL from evaluating players using race-based benchmarks, and to re-examine black players with “race neutral” testing. [Read more…]