Kareem Abdul Jabbar: National Anthem Just Like Songs Of Slavery

“Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work.”

Poor players are being oppressed by the bosses who pay them millions? If that’s slavery, then go ahead and quit. I hate when millionaires talk about how oppressed they are while American’s struggle to feed their families.

How are players taking a knee and doing absolutely nothing else to enact any change in their communities helping? Someone, please explain.

Daily Wire:

President Trump is just like the oppressors who forced their slaves to sing patriotic songs, according to NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

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Writing in The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday, the former basketball star likened the debate over NFL players singing the national anthem to slaves who were forced to sing while they work.

“Slaves are generally expected to sing as well as to work.” Abdul-Jabbar wrote, adding they would often sing their “oppressor’s feel-good songs.”

“Currently, the song being demanded is the national anthem during football games,” wrote Abdul-Jabbar. “But during a warm-up game on Aug. 10, despite President Trump’s previous condemnation, several Eagles players kneeled during the anthem or raised their fists — their way of singing their own song.”

Abdul-Jabbar says those players using the anthem to protest still love their country, but demand it lives up to its principles. More

Kareem Abdul Jabbar experienced some racial animosity when he was young, but it’s hard to sympathize with someone who is a multimillionaire and American sports hero.

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