Scrutinizing football’s Violence Often Adds Insult to Injury

3 min readJan 26
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Recently, Professor Tracie Canada wrote an article in Scientific American called: Damar Hamlin’s Collapse Highlights the Violence Black Men Experience in Football: The “terrifyingly ordinary” nature of football’s violence disproportionately affects black men.

Super Bowl-winning coach Tony Dungy tweeted, “As a black man and former NFL player, I can say this…


J. Pharoah Doss is a columnist for the New Pittsburgh Courier.