English essay NFL Protests

English essay NFL Protests - Parker Whitehead 25 October...

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Parker Whitehead 25 October 2017 English 101 Professor Cleveland Taking A Knee In the image depicted above, a father and his son are shown at an NFL football game, with the caption saying “Remember when the fans were divided only over which team to root for”. This depiction represents a new political issue that has become a problem at the the beginning of every NFL football game, which is taking a knee before the game during the national anthem. Typically, every fan and player will rise with their hands over their hearts during the national anthem, but this year, a large part of players
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and team management have decided to take a knee during the national anthem to protest social injustice and police brutality in the United States. The action taken by these players have not only had effects on the players in the league, but the whole country. Because of the sport’s national coverage, fans, media, and even President Trump have gone as far to make their stance on the situation; on
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