Tag Archives: TakeAKnee til we free

Tuesday Open Thread | Mike Pence’s NFL game walkout stunt was planned in advance

Mike Pence is is UNFIT FOR OFFICE. He pulled a walkout stunt to stir racial strife against BLACK NFL PLAYERS when he knows darn well the protests are about police brutality and racism.  But Pence is silent about white supremacists … Continue reading

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Dallas sportscaster on NFL players taking a knee: “All of us should protest how black Americans are treated”

Sportscaster Dale Hansen of Dallas ABC affiliate WFAA—whose excellent work we have shouted out before—offered a beautifully strong and clear defense of the national anthem protests on his segment tonight. Hansen, a Vietnam veteran, takes down the idea that the … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | #TakeAKnee ‘til change comes…..

1. #TakeAKnee is a movement started last year by NFL player Colin Kaepernick. Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, 29, began kneeling during the national anthem last NFL season as a demonstration to protest (police brutally killing unarmed black men) the current treatment … Continue reading

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