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I won’t give up watching NFL games. I should, though, I know.

Frida Ghitis: Damar Hamlin’s injury should cause America to rethink its football addiction. She asks if President Obama doesn’t think kids should play football, should anyone’s kids be playing? The NFL is an institution with lots of racist practices — the kind of institution I usually condemn. So why haven’t I quit watching? First of all, it’s a tradition for me. And once I started being open to the idea that football was fundamentally flawed, I couldn’t stop seeing the problems.