A dancer for Georgia Tech’s football team has lent her support to NFL players protesting during the national anthem by retweeting a powerful photo of herself kneeling on the football field in protest. Raianna Brown, seen kneeling on the football field in a national anthem protest, is going viral for reposting a photo from that day over the weekend. Thank you to @Kaepernick7 for inspiring [me] to #TakeaKnee to take a stand,” wrote Georgia Tech student and Yellow Jackets cheerleader Raianna Brown on Twitter, where she calls herself Issa Rai, on Saturday.
Among the images from Sunday’s Steelers-Browns game was one of Steelers left tackle Alejandro Villanueva standing by himself at the end of the tunnel to the field during the playing of the national anthem while the rest of the team’s players waited to come on the field at the end of the song. The Steelers had said that all players were going to remain inside until after the anthem and linebacker James Harrison said Villanueva’s deviation from that plan took him by surprise. Villanueva spoke to the media on Monday and shed some light on what happened.
To give credit where credit is due, Donald Trump Jr. skewered NFL head honcho Roger Goodell on Sunday, but Twitter got the last laugh. On a Sunday when many NFL players demonstrated to protest President Donald Trump’s harsh criticism of athletes who