NFL Legend Supports DEI, Attacks University That Removed DEI Programs – EVOL

NFL legend Emmitt Smith is fuming.

What’s got him upset?

The fact that Florida decided to stop all diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs at public universities.

He says it’s not common sense.

Smith had already voiced his support back in March when the state law rolled out.

He told USA Today that students should avoid those schools when looking for a college to attend.

Apparently DEI must come first in Smith’s book.

Emmitt Smith rips Florida, his alma mater, again for eliminating DEI roles: ‘It’s not even common sense’

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The Hill reports:

NFL legend and former University of Florida Gator Emmitt Smith is blasting Florida’s decision to end diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs at public universities.

“When I see them destroying DEI for the sake of politics … it’s not even common sense,” Smith said in an interview with USA Today published Monday. “This is just sheer out of spite and sheer power.

He had previously spoken out in support of the DEI programs in March, when his alma mater had to get rid of them due to a state law.

At the time,



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