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Cincinnati Bengals sign extension with coach Marvin Lewis

NFL Expands Race-Based Interview Policy to Assistant Coaching Ranks

In 2003, under Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, the NFL embarked on a policy designed to produce more minority hires in both the head coaching ranks and front office. The Rooney Rule, named after Pittsburgh Steelers owner Art Rooney who headed up the NFL’s Diversity Committee, required that each team interview at least one minority candidate prior to making any head coach or senior front office hire.

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‘New American Century’: White Christians Now Minority

Four centuries after white Christians landed in Jamestown and settled what would later become America, a report reveals that white Christians are now a minority in the nation their forbearers settled.

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President Obama’s $4 Billion Clean Power Bribe

In August 2015, the Obama administration announced its Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plan to cut the national average of 32 percent of carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 from power plants’ 2005 levels.