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LA Times Today: Toi Cook on ‘race-norming’ and his denied concussion settlement claim
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LA Times Today: Toi Cook on ‘race-norming’ and his denied concussion settlement claim

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Earlier this month, the NFL announced it would no longer use “race norming” – a controversial practice that assumes a lower level of intellect for Black players.

The practice made it harder for retired Black players to qualify for a concussion settlement claim.

Toi Cook played in the NFL for 11 years, and his claim was rejected by the league despite being diagnosed by an acclaimed neurosurgeon. Toi joins me now.