More Athletes Protest

I noticed one coach didn’t mind at all:

You’re probably asking the wrong guy that question. I grew up in the 60s, where everybody was socially conscious. I believe in it. I would be a hypocrite if I stood up here and told you any differently but more than likely, some of those protests that Dr. King and some of the others took part in, non-violent protests, is the reason why I am standing here in front of you today.

So absolutely, no question about it. I don’t mind it.

I don’t think the NFL bosses have anything to contribute against athletes protesting. After a horrific season of players enacting violence against loved ones, it’s good to see players involved on the right side of controversy.

Keith Olbermann’s take:

Athletes, but Americans first.

Good for them all. Let the protests continue.

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Todd lives in Minnesota, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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4 Responses to More Athletes Protest

  1. David D. says:

    So, in “a horrific season of players enacting violence against loved ones,” you find what those same players have to say compelling?

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