LZ Granderson Attacks NFL for Planning to Play ‘Black National Anthem’ But Not Endorsing BlackLivesMatter

‘Black people have created genres of music to specifically sing about our problems’


GRANDERSON: “You’re absolutely right, Jake. This is pandering 101. It’s really embarrassing. This country has never had a problem with black people saying about our troubles. Black people have created genres of music specifically to sing about our problems. You think about the blues and hip-hop. So singing a song does absolutely nothing in terms of the struggle. But what is a song if you have NFL owners who still refuse to say black lives matter? What is a song if you have owners who continue to support politicians who can’t say black lives matter? What’s a freaking song if you have politicians giving money to politicians who says that Black Lives Matter is a hate group?”

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