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  • Protestors Kneeling For The Anthem

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    been a hot topic. Colin Kaepernick or any other person in the United States has absolutely every right to sit or kneel for the national anthem. The deal here is if it is appropriate for people-mostly athletes-to protest in the form of sitting or kneeling. The side supporting the protests would argue that the flag or the national anthem represent a democracy that looks down upon people of color. The protestors claim they protest solely for the purpose of achieving social change. I personally believe

  • Protestors Kneeling For The Anthem

    701 Words  | 3 Pages

    been a hot topic. Colin Kaepernick or any other person in the United States has absolutely every right to sit or kneel for the national anthem. The deal here is if it is appropriate for people-mostly athletes-to protest in the form of sitting or kneeling. The side supporting the protests would argue that the flag or the national anthem represents a democracy that looks down upon people of color. The protestors claim they protest solely for the purpose of achieving social change. I personally believe

  • Should NFL Players Kneel During The National Anthem?

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    Should NFL players kneel during the national anthem? The recent controversy over the national anthem began in 2016, when the NFL quarterback Kaepernick sat, and then switched to his knee, knowing the tradition is to stand. This has triggered, and angered numerous of fans, players, politics, and many others around the country. Although some view players should stand during the national anthem, as others are saying they should have the freedom and right to kneel, sit, or stand, it is clear

  • The Importance Of Police Brutalitying In The National Anthem

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    National Anthem. Kaepernick made national, in fact, International headlines for this unusual act. And that’s exactly what he wanted. The act of kneeling during the anthem is an immaculate sign of protest because it sparks and generates conversation about topics that need to be conversed about. According to a poll done by the CNN, 49% of Americans believe kneeling is a bad way to protest, while 42% think it isn’t. This conversation and inequality are exactly what was wanted from these

  • Persuasive Essay On Police Violence

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    The protest started with Colin Kaepernick sitting down during the National Anthem for police brutality so just because he did something small for justice means he should be unemployed and lose millions of dollars. So now most of the NFL players kneel during the national anthem. When Trump saw this he said the the players should be fired or the people that go there should walk out. When the NFL heard about this lot were outraged, all of the teams lock arms and stand close together some also kneels

  • Freedom Of Speech : Freedom Of Speech?

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    With everything that’s been happening in the news as of late, my opinions on NFL football players kneeling during the national anthem is that there’s a time and a place. And during the national anthem at a football game is not the time or the place to protest police brutality and racism.     Is forcing a time and a place to protest taking away the rights of Kaepernick and other NFL players following his example? In our Constitution it states that, “It guarantees freedom of expression by prohibiting

  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Colin Kaernick's National Anthem '

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    author’s purpose is to convey the idea that when it comes to the Kaepernick kneeling during the National Anthem, there are two different opinions, you’re against Kaepernick kneeling or you’re defending Kaepernick kneeling. The author uses rhetorical strategies such as exaggeration, stereotyping and juxtaposition

  • Nfn Anthem Arguments

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    NFL players are bringing up many arguments whether or not it is okay to kneel during the National Anthem. They are kneeling because they are speaking out against police brutality and equality. Although the current guidelines say that the players should stand and have their hand on their heart (Breer), some people still think it is okay since they have to right of free speech. But kneeling during the National Anthem is very disrespectful to the armed forces, the other players, and the entire nation.

  • The Pros And Cons Of The National Anthem Delima

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    it gives a sense of honor ment to the ones who are currently fighting to make sure our country remains a place of freedom. The big question though is should we stand with our hands across our hearts or kneel/sit with our heads bowed? In my opinion kneeling is acceptable when it's done for the right reason and not out of hate however some organizations agree with that, others may have opposite opinions, but there is most certainly a way to handle the situation. There are so many organizations across

  • Racial Inequality In The NFL

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    For many, speaking up for what you believe in can be difficult and risky, but ultimately worth the risk. Colin Kaepernick took this risk, by kneeling during the national anthem to stand up against “ police brutality and the inequality that people of color”(NFL). With many unjust shootings and police beatings of African Americans, Kaepernick’s teammate Eric Reid couldn’t stand the violence anymore after “the killing of Alton Sterling in my hometown Baton Rouge, La”(Reid). Reid joined Kaepernick in

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