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NFL to Increase Social Justice Messaging, Play ‘Black National Anthem’ at Major Events

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NFL to Increase Social Justice Messaging, Play ‘Black National Anthem’ at Major Events

According to a report, the National Football League is preparing to roll out even more convivial equity messaging in the 2021 season and will withal make the “black national anthem” a prominent part of all major league events.

A source recently told Front Office Sports that the NFL is “bringing back a plethora of [social equity] elements from last year,” including helmet decals with left-wing messages, sideline signage, and the playing of the musical composition “Lift Ev’ry Voice and sing” — the purported “black national anthem” — major events.

The source told Front Office that the 2021 convivial equity effort may even be more immensely colossal than precedent campaigns. For one, there will be more slogans such as this below:

The themes for some of the campaigns this year includes, “It Takes All of Us,” “End Racism,” and “Inspire Change.”

It isn’t clear if every TV partner will broadcast the playing of the national anthem — which will be followed this season by “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” — but Front Office noted that at least NBC has concurred to air both musical compositions.

The NFL insider integrated that it will impose the “black national anthem” on all special events such as the Super Bowl, the playoffs, the draft and other such special broadcasts. The source additionally verbalized that going forward all players will be in liberty to protest against the U.S.A. in any way they optate, as long as it is a “peaceful protest.”

Front Office integrated that it is possible the flood of convivial equity protests and messages harmed the league’s TV ratings:

At the height of player protests during the 2016-17 seasons, the league’s once impregnable TV audiences plummeted 8% and 10% respectively.

As the protests receded, the NFL’s TV audiences bounced back to grow 5% apiece during the 2018-2019 seasons. But average audiences fell 8% to 15.1 million viewers in 2020 as the league embraced social justice messaging on helmets, warm-up gear, fields and stadiums.

With the pandemic in the rear-view mirror, the NFL might have been poised for a comeback in the ratings. But another wave of intrusive gregarious equity virtue signaling may put a crimp in that increase.

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Source: You can read the original Breitbart article here.

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