national anthem

Sevyn Streeter Banned From Singing National Anthem Over “We Matter” Jersey

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Freedom of speech isn’t so free when it comes to black people using their influence to take a stand for social justice. Singer Sevyn Streeter found that out last night as she shared that she was banned from singing the National Anthem at the Philadelphia...

Kate Upton Slams NFL Players For Kneeling During National Anthem: “It’s Unacceptable”

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Kate Upton took to Twitter to share her disappointment in the NFL players who kneeled during the National Anthem on the 15th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Several member of the Miami Dolphins knelt during their season opener on Sunday afternoon and shortly afterwards,...

Denver Broncos Baller Brandon Marshall Kneels During The National Anthem

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Denver Broncos player Brandon Marshall is standing in solidarity with his former college teammate and fraternity brother, San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick. Marshall decided to protest in the name of social and racial injustices by kneeling during the National Anthem of the season opener...

Helena Andrews Blasted on Social Media For Texting During National Anthem

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Helena Andrews, author of Bitch is The New Black and Washington Post columnist, attended the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday. But is now being put on blast by a bunch of patriotic white people on Twitter because she was texting during the National Anthem....

This is Happening: Petition Asks To Replace The National Anthem with R. Kelly’s “Ignition (Remix)”

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I would just shrug off news that there’s a petition to make R. Kelly’s “Ignition (Remix)” the National Anthem if it weren’t so unbelievable. But the truth is said petition exists and it’s garnering an inordinate amount of signatures by the minute. In fact, it...

What Beyonce Re-Singing the National Anthem at a Press Conference Says About Beyonce

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Thursday during her Super Bowl presser pop/R&B singer Beyoncé asked the media in attendance to rise, then, surprise, re-sung “The Star Spangled Banner.” For those who haven’t been paying attention because you were too busy with things such as “lives,” “careers” and “99 problems, but...