#NationalAnthem

  • Jim Brown Retracts Initial Stance on Kneeling, ‘It’s Fine With Me’

    Jim Brown is softening his opinion on Colin Kaepernick‘s kneeling demonstration — telling TMZ Sports he’s decided he’s “fine” with NFL players protesting during the national anthem.  The NFL legend had previously lashed out against the protesters back in August  — saying, “I’m an American. I don’t desecrate my...
  • Bishop TD Jakes Supports Kneeling for Prayer and Protest

    WASHINGTON – Unafraid to dive into America’s cultural divide, megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes is defending the rights of professional athletes’ public demonstrations on the gridiron – whether in protest or prayer. “What makes this nation great is that we can express our opinions even if that freedom is...
  • National anthem lyrics prompt California NAACP to call for replacing “The Star-Spangled Banner”

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The California chapter of the NAACP is pushing to get rid of the national anthem, calling the song racist and anti-black, CBS station KOVR-TV reports. “This song is wrong,” chapter president Alice Huffman told the station. “It should never have been there, and just like we...
  • Vin Scully: I’ Will Never Watch NFL Again Due to Anthem Protests

    Vin Scully says he’ll NEVER watch a single down of NFL football again … and it’s all thanks to the players protesting during the national anthem. The legendary Dodgers announcer was speaking at an event in Pasadena on Saturday when he was asked about the controversy surrounding commissioner Roger...
  • 15 players protest during national anthem!

    Associated Press journalists counted 15 NFL players protesting during the national anthem before games Sunday. San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid, linebacker Eli Harold and receiver Marquise Goodwin kneeled during the anthem before their game with the Arizona Cardinals. It appeared that six active players and at least one...
  • China extends the ‘National Anthem Law’ to Hong Kong!

    The employees of a garment factory and its top managers get involved in a negotiation about the wages of the employees. They thoroughly examine each other’s claims and come to a mutually beneficial arrangement. As per this arrangement, the employees are given a salary hike of 30 %, while...
  • About 2 dozen NFL players protested during anthems Sunday

    Days after the NFL declined to change its rule on the national anthem, about two dozen players protested around the league Sunday. Associated Press journalists counted 22 players protesting during the anthems in some way before day games. Some took a knee, others sat on the bench, stayed in...
  • Passenger stopped from singing National Anthem for fallen soldier

    A Georgia physician said her plan to honor a fallen soldier by singing the U.S. national anthem aboard a Delta Air Lines plane carrying the soldier’s casket was stopped by a flight attendant who told her it would violate company policy. Dr. Pamela Gaudry, of Savannah, said she and...
  • Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner urges players to ‘Honor our Flag’

    The controversy surrounding the decision of some football players to kneel or sit during the National Anthem continues to be a major talking point in the U.S. Now, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has weighed in. The Guardian reports that, in a letter to the NFL’s 32 teams, Goodell acknowledged the...