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NFL Fan Suing New Orleans Saints Over Anthem Kneeling

NFL Fan Suing New Orleans Saints Over Anthem Kneeling

President Donald Trump has repeatedly riled up his base by blasting NFL players for kneeling during the National Anthem. He has even gone far enough to tell owners to fire players that participate in peaceful protests against racial injustice. One (former) fan of the NFL’s New Orleans Saints has taken the President’s lead, and he […]

Roy Moore Says Taking A Knee Is Illegal, The First Amendment Disagrees (TWEETS)

Roy Moore Says Taking A Knee Is Illegal, The First Amendment Disagrees (TWEETS)

The right is almost unanimous in its view about NFL players protesting police brutality by taking a knee during the national anthem. To hear them talk, it’s disrespectful of both the flag and our troops past and present. Many of them have denounced the players in terms that are slight variations on Donald Trump calling […]

NFL Commish Calls Trump Comments ‘Divisive,’ ‘Disrespectful’ (VIDEO)

NFL Commish Calls Trump Comments ‘Divisive,’ ‘Disrespectful’ (VIDEO)

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has some strong words for President Donald Trump. Trump held a rally Friday in Alabama, where he called NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick a “son of a bitch” for kneeling during the national anthem. Kaepernick kneels to raise awareness to the systemic violence against African Americans in the United States. Despite nearly […]

A Student Sat During The Pledge of Allegiance — His Teacher’s Response Is Disgusting

A Student Sat During The Pledge of Allegiance — His Teacher’s Response Is Disgusting

Quiet protests seem to arouse the strangest responses these days. This is especially true in the NFL, where many players have decided to sit during the National Anthem in protest of police abuse and other racial disparities against people of color that are still present in the United States. These players have endured countless verbal […]

WATCH: 500 High School Students Sing National Anthem In A Hotel

WATCH: 500 High School Students Sing National Anthem In A Hotel

I’m just going to drop this here. That is all. From VetsVisitingVeterans.com: 500 high school choir students sing the U.S. National anthem in a high-rise hotel. Each night before curfew, they gather on their balconies to sing the Star-Spangled Banner from the balconies of the 18-story atrium at Louisville’s downtown Hyatt Regency as part of […]

Pastor Threatens To Shoot High School Kids Who Don’t Stand For Anthem (VIDEO)

Pastor Threatens To Shoot High School Kids Who Don’t Stand For Anthem (VIDEO)

Oh, my Lord and Bless their hearts. Here is an article reported by RawStory about a man who will surely make you shake your head. Or make your head explode. Either way, here it is. There is a man in Butler County, Alabama. His name is Allen Joyner. This man likes to call himself a Christian. He […]

Athletes Across The US Will Not Be Intimidated – Join Kaepernick’s Silent Protest (VIDEO)

Athletes Across The US Will Not Be Intimidated – Join Kaepernick’s Silent Protest (VIDEO)

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s choice to kneel during the US national anthem resulted in backlash and national dialogue. Kaepernick is protesting racial injustice experienced by African Americans in the United States. It’s also inspiring athletes to join him. In Camden, NJ, all but two members of the Woodrow Wilson Tigers football team knelt during […]

WATCH: Another Athlete Protests National Anthem, Get Ready For The Haters

WATCH: Another Athlete Protests National Anthem, Get Ready For The Haters

When Colin Kaepernick first began his quiet protest for racial equality in the U.S., he didn’t have much support. The NFL Quarterback was accused of being anti-American, anti-military, and especially anti-police. The protest that garnered so much angry backlash was the act of sitting down during the playing of the National Anthem. Big whoop. He also […]

Kaepernick’s One-Man Protest Made Us Realize We Need To Check Our Priorities (VIDEO)

Kaepernick’s One-Man Protest Made Us Realize We Need To Check Our Priorities (VIDEO)

The Star Spangled Banner is in the news again after San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick created a patriotic controversy before a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. Rather than stand during the song’s performance, Kaepernick remained seated. Afterwards, he explained his reasoning to the NFL Media stating: “I am not going to stand […]

Shaun King: I’ll Never Stand Again For The Star Spangled Banner (VIDEO)

Shaun King: I’ll Never Stand Again For The Star Spangled Banner (VIDEO)

A week or so ago, a young football player named Colin Kaepernick chose to sit down during the National Anthem. Good Lord! There has been a huge pushback and outcry from the overly righteous world of the internet. Seriously, you would think that the guy had announced his intention to defect to Yemen. Kaepernick said […]

Mexican-American Kid Sings National Anthem At Dem Debate–Haters On Twitter Lose Their Minds

Mexican-American Kid Sings National Anthem At Dem Debate–Haters On Twitter Lose Their Minds

If you watched the Democratic debate last night, then you may well have seen 15-year-old Sebastien de la Cruz sing the national anthem. He did a superb job with what can be a very challenging song for many singers due to the highs and lows you have to hit if you want to do justice […]

Can America Really Claim To Be The Home Of The Brave?

Can America Really Claim To Be The Home Of The Brave?

“Oh, say! can you see by the dawn’s early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming; Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight, O’er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that […]

What Happened When An 11-Year-Old Sang The National Anthem

When Darius Rucker of Hootie & the Blowfish had to bow out of singing the National Anthem for game 3 of the NBA finals, the San Antonio Spurs asked Sebastien De La Cruz to fill in. Sebastien, best known for appearing on America’s Got Talent last year, agreed to open the game for his beloved […]