Employers were outraged after an ESPN report suggested they were ready to play the song during games, including a season opener between Kansas City leaders and the Houston Texans. As well as a series of other measures to be taken, especially the names of victims of police brutality in supply shirts and helmets.
The league is poised to raise $ 250 million in funding for social justice initiatives in ten years, and has received a predictably mixed reception at the start of the games with activities and gestures, including kneeling in support of Black Lives Matter. Considered the source of the division by some observers.
“So the NFL will cover the black national anthem and ‘social justice messages’ for the 2021 season.” Tommy Lahren, a Fox broadcaster with millions of followers, released a sarcastic response. “It should do wonders for contradictions.”
So the NFL 2021 season will include the black national anthem and “social justice messages.” It should do wonders for ratings. 👍🏼
– Tommy Lahren (om Tomilahren) July 15, 2021
Lahran’s comments echoed warnings from former Republican President Donald Trump, who publicly urged broadcasters that their ratings should fall if he continued to promote social justice news to a considered audience.
“What is the Black National Anthem?” “ Asked a reader who agreed with Lahran.
Is WTF the black national anthem? I stopped looking at my Vikings when they honored George Floyd last year !! My relentless husband stopped watching when the Green Bay Packers refused to come out of the locker room for the national anthem !! Made with football !!
– Shelley Swee (hel Shelleyswee) July 16, 2021
75% of the NFL is black நான் I think it’s time to reflect on the national anthem players’ figures used in sporting events.
– Berrygirl (@berry_girl13) July 16, 2021
“I stopped my gaze [Minnesota] When the Vikings honored George Floyd last year.
“When I refused to come out of the locker room for the national anthem, my tough Green Bay Packers husband stopped watching. No more football.”
I have never seen a minute of NBA, MLB, NFL in this list. As long as the game is focused on the game, I’m out !!
– Tom Simmons (ast Pastoragi) July 15, 2021
Not all fans can sit and wait at this time, of course I will come with season tickets for the Vikings
– JWC (HayNow666) July 16, 2021
A song written by James Weldon Johnson in 1900, ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ was composed by his brother J. Rosamond Johnson for Abraham Lincoln’s birthday in 1905, although he did not receive the anthem. 1919.
In a divisive response, supporters of the decision said the comment would make a difference worthy of little anger. “Isn’t it strange that conservative pundits are the only ones who care about conflicts, even though they are not affected by NFL conflicts?” “ Asked one.
Isn’t it strange that only those who care about Nielsen’s notes are conservative experts? Even if they are not affected by NFL conflicts?
– Logan Yense (og Logan Yense) July 15, 2021
Because their god, D * Amb, was more concerned about references. People will not stop watching football or participating in football games as they wish. Personally, I can’t wait for the football season to start again.
– ✨💫✨💫✨ (oooontobecatlady) July 15, 2021
Another replied: “It simply came to our notice then that their god, Trump, was more concerned about values. People will not stop watching football or going to football games of their choice. Personally, I can’t wait for the football season to start again. Above. “
Comedian Corey Forrester invited anyone who was not inspired by the project a “Fucking loss”, Adding it “No one is taking anything from you.”
“The NFL adds the black national anthem and the snowflakes are turned off – aren’t those the words I should use?” He asked.
“They add one more thing. They play it first. They didn’t even say it was too close. They warm the air of your freedom.”