National Anthem Protests

Last year, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he hoped the NBA would let kneeling players “do what’s in their heart” while the anthem played.
/ February 10, 2021
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
“I personally told my reps I wouldn’t do a Super Bowl commercial this year,” Amy Schumer wrote on Instagram Friday, noting her privilege.
/ October 21, 2018
Pepsi TheGrio
“I will not bow down in order to make a dollar as long as the athletes are allowed to bow down and disrespect the flag,” Phillip Stewart said.
/ October 14, 2018
Kennesaw Sate cheerleaders TheGrio
Four of the five cheerleaders, who kneeled during the national anthem at a Kennesaw State University football home game, did not make the squad this year.
/ August 26, 2018
Jerry Jones
Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Rayne Dakota “Dak” Prescott, stood proudly during the national anthem much to the delight of his team’s owner, Jerry Jones.
/ August 11, 2018
The team’s new face made the proclamation after owner Jerry Jones said players will stand for the anthem and cannot remain in the locker room.
/ July 28, 2018
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
The league is finally putting its money where its mouth is
/ November 30, 2017