Tag: national anthem

Which Eagles, Giants players protested the National Anthem on Thursday?

PHILADELPHIA, PA — There were a number of anti-National Anthem player protests during the NFL’s Thursday night preseason line-up, and two of New Jersey residents’ three favorite football teams weren’t exceptions. During the Philadelphia Eagles vs. Pittsburgh Steelers game, Eagles Read More

Kneeling for the National Anthem Violates School Bullying Policies

Posted with permission from Tommy De Seno / Ricochet — When NFL players break the nationwide community standard we codified on how to act during the National Anthem (and obscuring their cause in the process), they unfortunately influence the fecund Read More

The most obnoxious part about these NFL protests? Not one kneeler can explain what they want.

85 years ago this month, Save Jerseyans, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi began a hunger strike to protest a British plan to separate the Indian electoral system by caste. 23 years later? Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested and (and his home was Read More

Camden Diocese will suspend players who don’t stand for anthem

The Diocese of Camden told its schools in an early-September letter that any player who opted not to stand for the national anthem would be subject to suspension, according to a report in the Philadelphia Inquirer. According to the letter Read More

Unlike the NFL’s Colin Kaepernick, Frederick Douglass Loved ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’

National Football League player Colin Kaepernick created a stir on Friday when he refused to stand for the national anthem at the start of a preseason game. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback cited the prevalence of racism and oppression in Read More