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Hoodwinked History: How False Civil Rights Narratives Distort Modern Freedom Struggles | The Root

Hoodwinked History: How False Civil Rights Narratives Distort Modern Freedom Struggles | The Root

-We all know how sanitized mainstream black history has become. Matin Luther King Jr.? Now he was a kumbaya preacher-man. Rosa Parks was a tired seamstress- she didn’t get up because he feet were hurting. Can you blame her? Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, everybody loved Muhammad Ali. Turns out that this remixed, retelling of black history is doing more harm than good. Today’s package: Whitewashing Black History. Over the years what we’ve come to refer to…

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How The Pentagon Paid For NFL’s Patriotism

How The Pentagon Paid For NFL’s Patriotism

HUGE A STORY ABOUT THE NFL AND PEOPLE NOT STANDING FOR THE ANTHEM. DONALD TRUMP IS VERY ANGRY. HE THINKS PEOPLE SHOULD BE FIRED. HE STARTED A FIRESTORM ABOUT THAT ON FRIDAY NIGHT THAT HAS REACHED THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND. NOW, WOULD YOU LIKE TO KNOW THE REAL STORY OF HOW WE WOUND UP HAVING PEOPLE STAND FOR THE NATIONAL ANTHEM IN NFL AND THE FIRST PLACE? THIS STORY DOES NOT GO BACK A VERY LONG TIME IN HISTORY. IT’S NOT…

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Bob Costas on NFL protests and patriotism (full CNN interview)

Bob Costas on NFL protests and patriotism (full CNN interview)

joining us now is veteran NBC sports broadcaster Bob Costas Bob great to have you out so here on the snoring you’ve seen it all in this business what’s your reaction to what happened this weekend the reaction is so universal including from prominent NFL owners who have supported and donated to Trump’s campaign and to his inaugural committee bob across the board and you have not heard a single person within the NFL raise a voice in support of…

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