It seems the NFL has turned to an unlikely lawyer to lead its defense of racial discrimination allegations, but maybe not.
The worn Bible, more than a century old, belonged to Frederick Douglass, the former slave who became a renowned crusader for racial equality. When Loretta Lynch chose to use that Bible in 2015 to take the oath office as the first Black woman to serve as U.S. Attorney General, it’s unlikely anyone could have foreseen a choice she would make almost seven years later.
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