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Athletes Should Not Be Allowed In Sports

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Athletes, they have been taking a stand during the National anthem by taking a knee, raising their fists, and even turning away from the flag. Athletes should not be disrespectful during the national anthem, but should use their fame to express themselves properly. This is an article by Lonnie Bunch and David Skorton published by the Washington post “Opinion: The athlete as agent of change” Explain how athletes from the past and present have shown what they believed in in different ways through the National anthem. Before reading this article I had not put much thought into the situation of athletes not taking a stand while saluting of our Nation’s flag. According to the article, “For decades, athletes have used their fame as a platform to
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