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He also urged league office employees to participate in what’s called the Dream In Color virtual community conversation — an internal employee resource group focused on African-Americans and the issues they face.
“This moment also requires greater introspection from those of us, including me, who may never know the full pain and fear many of our colleagues and players experience every day,” Silver wrote. “We have to reach out, listen to each other and work together to be part of the solution. And as an organization, we need to do everything in our power to make a meaningful difference. Even in this sad and difficult time, I know we can.”
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