September 26, 2017

Editorial: Sports and the racial divide

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Protests related to the American flag have always been a hot-button topic. President Trump only ratchets up the temperature.

If social media is any significant part of your online habit, your feeds have most likely become overwhelmed with posts about NFL protests in which players or entire teams took a knee or locked arms during the national anthem.

The madness began Friday night when, during a speech in Huntsville, Alabama, President Trump shamelessly pandered to his base by calling for players who knelt during the anthem to lose their jobs.

How very patriotic (the Sun editors said sarcastically).


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