NFL Announces Social Justice Slogans Will Be Inscribed on Every Field


31 August 2020

WESTERN JOURNAL (AP) — NFL end zones will be inscribed this season with two slogans: “It Takes All Of Us” on one end line, “End Racism” on the other.

As part of its social justice awareness initiatives, the NFL also will allow similar visuals on helmets and caps.

Previously announced were decals on the back of helmets, or patches on team caps, displaying names or phrases to honor victims of racism and/or police brutality.

“Each player will have the option to honor an individual by displaying that person’s name via a decal on the back of their helmet,” the memo said, according to ESPN.

“Players will be offered a list of names and short biographical information to help guide their decision-making, however, they can also select a victim of systemic racism who is not represented on this list.” […]

2 Comments on NFL Announces Social Justice Slogans Will Be Inscribed on Every Field

  1. Absurdity and distortions rule the day.
    “It Takes All of Us” – what the heck does that mean? What, to score a touchdown? To fight Covid19? An empty slogan.
    “End Racism” – what racism? So very little real racism(in the modern context of this overused word), you would need a microscope to find it. “End Bigotry” would make at least some sense.
    In the Canadian Football League last season(not operating this year presumably due to Cov19), the coaches had to wear tee shirts reading, “diversity is our strength”, a concept near and dear to the empty suits inhabiting parliament in Ottawa.

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