Solidarity on the Gridiron: White NFL Player Embraces Teammate Giving Black Power Salute

HeadlineAug 18, 2017
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In sports news, an image is going viral today of a white football player putting his arm around an African-American teammate who put his fist in the air during the national anthem. Malcolm Jenkins of the Philadelphia Eagles has been raising his fist during the anthem for the past year. On Thursday, his teammate Chris Long—who is from Charlottesville—put his arm around him in a sign of solidarity.

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