NFL Scores Points For Racial Hiring Practices, Still Has Room For Improvement

NFL Gets an “A” for Racial Hiring Practices

The sports league receives top score despite low grade on gender hiring practices

by Team Ebony, October 23, 2013

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NFL Scores Points For Racial Hiring Practices, Still Has Room For Improvement

NFL Scores Points For Racial Hiring Practices, Still Has Room For Improvement

The NFL received its fourth consecutive A grade for its racial hiring practices amid concerns over a significant drop in minority head coaches this season.

The league also drew a C+ for gender hiring practices in the annual report by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport released Tuesday.

Overall, the total number of women and people of color at or above the vice president level in the NFL increased by 11 percent. The league received an overall grade of B.

 

 
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