The Atlanta Falcons hired now-former Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Raheem Morris to be its new head coach. Morris is now the Falcons' first-ever full-time Black head coach.

Civil Rights & Social Justice

Amid a racial discrimination lawsuit against the NFL, civil rights leaders met with commissioner Roger Goodell to demand change to the league's pro-diversity policy that has failed.

Black NFL head coach David Culley was fired from the Houston Texans last week. He is the second NFL Black head coach in a week to be fired from the job.