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Washington president Jason Wright says Ozzie Newsome was one of his role models

In August the Washington Football team hired Jason Wright as their new team president. As soon as Wright accepted that position he became the first Black team president in NFL history. The pressure of calling the shots in one of the most dysfunctional organizations to date already has it’s challenges — doing so as a Black male opens the door to other pressures seen and unseen.

Recently, in an interview with NBC Sports Washington’s Brian Mitchell, Wright discussed how his transition into the new role, especially as a person of color, has gone. And how the Baltimore Ravens executive vice president, Ozzie Newsome has operated as a pivotal example for him.

“[Ozzie] Newsome has long been a role model of mine. I played most of my career with the Browns, so did Ozzie, so I always followed him,” Wright said. “Then, he was GM’ing our rival. He was extremely professional.”

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Letitia Wright is ‘sad and hurt’ by the lack of space for black women to succeed | People



Letitia Wright is 'sad and hurt' by the lack of space for black women to succeed

Letitia Wright is “sad and hurt” by the lack of space that black women have to succeed.

The ‘Black Panther’ actress has expressed her frustration at the lack of opportunity for black females in society and is now determined to pave the way for others.

When asked about the lack of historical success for black women, Letitia said: “It’s sad and it hurts. But, the funny thing is, if you actually step aside from that mentality and go, ‘No, there’s space for all of us [to succeed] we just have to keep building a wall’.

“The bricks at the bottom have to be laid first before the bricks on the second row can be laid. So, if you say, OK, you lay your first brick there, and I’ll lay my brick in the next two months. Let me make sure that your brick that’s laid is good and solid and

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