Tag: protests

New NFL Anthem Policy Isn’t the Answer, Christian Okoye Says

Over the last two years, the United States national anthem has been at the center of some pretty heated debates surrounding racial inequality, human rights, and patriotism. After the National Football League (NFL) recently announced a policy mandating players “stand and show respect for the flag” during the anthem, those discussions once again amplified.
Continue reading “New NFL Anthem Policy Isn’t the Answer, Christian Okoye Says”

Advertisements

My Own NFL Anthem Conundrum

My family and I are going to the New York Giants game against the Los Angeles Chargers (which still feels weird to write) on Oct. 8 at MetLife Stadium. We try to go as a family to at least one Giants game per season, no matter how well or poorly the team is doing. Continue reading “My Own NFL Anthem Conundrum”

NBA Requires Players to Stand for National Anthem

Professional athlete behavior deemed appropriate during the “The Star-Spangled Banner” is at the forefront of a heated debate involving civil rights, social injustices, patriotism, racial equality, and nationalism in the United States. The debate has heightened exponentially following a slew of recent comments by President Donald Trump, criticizing NFL players kneeling and protesting the national anthem. Continue reading “NBA Requires Players to Stand for National Anthem”