A nod to the past and the future

Great to see the Players Association contribute so significantly to this historical effort.

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NFLPA pledges $1 million toward King Memorial in D.C.

WASHINGTON — The NFL Players Association is pledging to raise or donate $1 million to help build the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial planned for the National Mall in Washington.

DeMaurice Smith, the association’s executive director, announced the pledge Wednesday at a luncheon with the Congressional Black Caucus. He says King was an inspiration to many NFL players.

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