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A Washington Coach Reaches a First for Black Women in the N.F.L.

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A Washington Coach Reaches a First for Black Women in the N.F.L.


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Victor Mather and Ben Shpigel via https://www.nytimes.com/

Washington promoted Jennifer King to assistant running backs coach, making her the first Black woman with a full-time N.F.L. coaching job, amid increasing scrutiny on the diversity of the league’s hiring.

The Washington Football Team promoted Jennifer King to assistant running backs coach on Tuesday, making her the first Black woman to become a full-time coach in the N.F.L.

King’s promotion accentuates the importance the Washington franchise has placed on diversifying after a tumultuous year in…

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