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Anthem Protests Crossroads?


October 19, 2017

It looks like the protest by African-American football players in the NFL may be coming to an end. Soon. That is because Dallas Cowboys owner, Jerry Jones has all but issued an ultimatum to black players on the team, to either stand or not play. Jones, who knelt arm in arm with his players a couple of weeks ago in what we thought was a show of solidarity, just threw it out of the window, along with his players. Jones said that “this disrespect” of the flag must stop because he agrees wholeheartedly with President Trump, who advocated that players should be fired. Or as he called them, ...

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