It shouldn’t surprise us, but the biggest news of this story to us is that the NFL has a senior vice president of social responsibility. Last summer we learned that the NFL was going to play the black national anthem before the Star-Spangled Banner, and we saw Black Lives Matter painted in the end zones. Now we’re hearing that the NFL is going to pare back the choices of social justice slogans players can wear on their helmets to just six: “End Racism,” “Stop Hate,” “It Takes All of Us,” “Black Lives Matter,” “Inspire Change,” and “Say Their Stories.”
Front Office Sports also reports that the league also plans to bring back the black national anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” for the 2021 season.
NFL players will be able to choose from six different social justice phrases to wear on the back of their helmets for the 2021 season. https://t.co/tfUMECCvJm
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