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Mike Ditka apologizes for saying there has been no oppression in the last 100 years

Mike Ditka apologizes for saying there has been no oppression in the last 100 years

Mike Ditka apologized Tuesday for saying during a radio interview earlier in the week that he wasn’t aware of any racial oppression over the last 100 years.

The legendary NFL player and coach said in a statement posted on WGN-TV that he was talking about the world of pro football and not society in general.

During the radio interview Monday, Ditka was asked his opinion on NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem. He painted a pretty rosy picture of the world in response.

“I don’t know what social injustices there’ve been,” Ditka told Jim Gray on Westwood One...

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