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Vic Fangio of Broncos apologized for saying he did not see racism in the NFL

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Vic Fangio of Broncos apologized for saying he did not see racism in the NFL

Denver Broncos coach Vic Fangio apologized on Wednesday for saying he did not “see racism at all in the NFL” in comments he made Tuesday to reporters.

“After reflecting on my comments yesterday and listening to the players this morning I realized what I said about racism and discrimination in the NFL was wrong,” 61-year-old Fangio said in a statement. statement released on the team’s Twitter account. “Although I have never personally experienced these horrible things directly during my 33 years in the NFL, I understand that many players, coaches and staff have different perspectives.

“I should be clearer and I’m sorry.”

Fangio said on Tuesday’s call that he was “shocked, sad and angry” about the death of George Floyd, calling it a “social problem that we all must join to fix it.”

But the next comment Fangio made on Tuesday was what he wanted to explain.

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“I think our problems in the NFL along those lines are minimal,” said Fangio, who has been ranked in the NFL coaching since 1986, except for 2010 when he was Stanford’s defense coordinator. “We are a meritocracy league, you get what you get, you get what you get. I don’t see racism in the NFL at all, I don’t see discrimination in the NFL. “

Fangio said that the comment was too shortsighted.

“I want to emphasize that yesterday there was no color in the dressing room that I passed or on the playing field I had trained,” Fangio said in a statement Wednesday. “Unfortunately, we don’t live or work only within these limits. Beyond these lines – both in the NFL and in society – there is a lot of work to be done in the area of ​​diversity and providing opportunities for minorities.

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“As a head coach, I hope to listen to the players – both individually and collectively – to support them and work hand in hand to create meaningful change.”

Floyd, 46, died on May 25 in Minneapolis after police officer Derek Chauvin, 44, pressed his knee to Floyd’s neck for more than eight minutes after Floyd allegedly spent fake $ 20 bills.

Charges against Chauvin were raised on Wednesday. He now faces more serious second-degree murder charges, in addition to initial charges of third-degree murder and second-degree murder with negligence to blame.

Other officers at the scene of Thomas Lane, 37, J. Alexander Kueng, 26, and Tou Thao, 34, are now accused of aiding and abetting second-degree murder and helping and abetting second-degree murder.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets Ptix.bm For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS ‘There will be room’

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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