Analysis: Critics who tell Deion Sanders to shut up and coach are evoking a shameful tradition in America

Written by on September 28, 2023

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University of Colorado head football coach Deion Sanders watches his team play the Oregon Ducks on Saturday at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon.

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in this week’s CNN’s Race Deconstructed newsletter.

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