Falcons address social justice issues, anthem demonstrations

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Falcons address social justice issues, anthem demonstrations
Falcons address social justice issues, anthem demonstrations

The Atlanta Falcons have released a video and an article that details exactly where the organization stands on the issues that drive the hotly-debated National Anthem demonstrations. Interviews with team owner Arthur Blank, head coach Dan Quinn and various players show a two-pronged approach to addressing the movement that NFL free agent QB Colin Kaepernick started when he first knelt during the anthem to comment on issues of systemic oppression and police brutality. The video gives both sides of the conversation. On one side, you see an organization that wants to be out front and open about taking on the issues in the conversation. Blank detailed the team's process of gathering a panel of twelve

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