Anthem protests

Since 2016, some U.S. professional athletes have silently protested alleged police brutality and racial inequality during the playing of the U.S. national anthem. The demonstrations have generated mixed reactions. Many have described them as politically urgent or patriotic. Others have called the protests unpatriotic and disrespectful of the U.S. flag, the national anthem, the police, and the military.
Latest news and discussion about the NFL's national anthem protests.