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June 1, 2016

On Being a Black Man at Yale: No, I'm Not on the Football Team

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At least a few times a week during football season, somebody on campus comes up to me and says, "Have a good game this weekend, man," or "Hey, how's football practice been?" People's support and well wishes would be much more understandable if I were actually on the football team -- or any university sports team for that matter.

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