The State of Play: For better and for worse, Goodell’s apology reveals a lot about America

I want to make something abundantly clear: Black lives matter, unapologetically and unequivocally.  The fact that this statement remains remotely controversial after the events of the past several weeks, years and centuries is confounding, but nevertheless, it does.  For swaths of Americans — particularly the more resentful, privileged and light of skin among us — […]