NFL stated it will play ‘Black national anthem’ at all league games in 2021
The NFL says it’s bringing back a ton of elements of social justice messages from keep going year, including on-field signage and decals on player helmets.
Likewise, the continuation of the Black national anthem “Lift Every Voice and Sing” at flagship events. They say they’re adding in-arena PSAs also this year.
The NFL says it is a work to build up the league’s 10-year, $250 million commitment to combat systemic racism. Rapper Jay-Z and his Roc Nation mark have been prompting the class on its “Inspire Change” initiative since last year.
Black players make up almost a fourth of the league. Last year, official Roger Goodell openly said the NFL can’t easily overlook its players’ deep concerns about racial justice.
They talked with a NFL agent who disclosed to us the league is as yet finalizing things for this season. Yet, the news is getting backlash from certain fans who might favor the league not say something regarding social issues.
This reestablished push comes five years after the underlying free for all from Colin Kaepernick bowing during the public song of devotion to challenge Black individuals, and many say the class’ activities actually haven’t shown obligation to change.
“There’s no black owners. There’s not a lot of black general managers. The number of Black coaches have been going down, there’s not a lot of Black front office people within the NFL,” said Robert Littal, founder of Black Sports Online.