Pamela Newkirk

New York University; author of “Diversity, Inc: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business”

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist; professor of journalism at New York University; author of “Diversity, Inc: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business.” 

Pamela Newkirk on KCRW

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Players in the NFL are 70% black, but when it comes to head coaching jobs, they’re mostly shut out. Of the 32 teams, there are currently three black coaches and one Latino.

Why the NFL coaching staff is so white

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