NFL End Zones Will Read “End Racism” and “It Takes All of Us” in Home Openers — Along with Black National Anthem

This fall the NFL will play the black national anthem before every week 1 game.According to Grand Old Partisanthe black national anthem was written by James Weldon Johnson wrote the poem Lift Every Voice and Sing to honor Republican activist Booker T. Washington when the civil rights leader visited his school. His brother later set the words to music, resulting in what became known as the ‘Negro National Anthem’.

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