NFL NOT Done Bowing: NFL to Play Divisive ‘Black National Anthem’ at Super Bowl LVII
Well, I guess the NFL is not dividing the country after all. Last I checked, the National Anthem represented ALL Americans whereas the Black National Anthem represents, well black people. The collective salaries of the players on the field is well over $1B, whose “oppressed again? This is exactly why I’ve refrained from the NFL for the past few years, they are focused on “groups” of Americans rather than ALL of us Americans
Sheryl Lee Ralph will sing “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” known as the Black National Anthem, at Sunday’s Super Bowl.
Arizona is hosting Super Bowl LVII on Sunday. The Kansas City Chiefs will square off against Philadelphia Eagles. The kick off is at 6:30 pm ET.
If the Super Bowl is your introduction to national treasure Sheryl Lee Ralph, welcome. The veteran singer-actress is set to take the Super Bowl stage Sunday to perform what is known as the Black national anthem(Opens in a new tab), “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” She’s joined by country singer Chris Stapleton singing the national anthem and R&B star Babyface performing “American the Beautiful.”
“Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think that I would be singing at the Super Bowl,” said Ralph at a press conference(Opens in a new tab) ahead of the big day. She made her allegiances known by carrying an Eagles purse. To Ralph, the Super Bowl is all about “good food, great friends, and a great game.”