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The NFL plans to play the Black national anthem before Week 1 games

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

]The NFL plans to have the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” - known as the Black national anthem - performed live or played before every game in Week 1 of the NFL season, a source familiar with the league's discussions told CNN on Thursday.
The news was first reported by The Undefeated , which is owned by ESPN.
According to the source, “Lift Every Voice and Sing” will be played before “The Star-Spangled Banner.” This will begin with the nationally televised first game of the season, which is on September 10, when the defending Super Bowl champions, the Kansas City Chiefs, host the Houston...
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NFL Playing Black National Anthem Before Games Means Nothing Without Colin Kaepernick On Sidelines To Hear It

NFL Playing Black National Anthem Before Games Means Nothing Without Colin Kaepernick On Sidelines To Hear It

1 month ago   |   By Forbes

Don't fall for the football in the tailpipe over word that the NFL will have the Black national anthem called “Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing” played before “The Star-Spangled Banner” prior to each game during Week 1. Colin Kaepernick still isn't signed.
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NFL to play Black anthem before national anthem, reports say

NFL to play Black anthem before national anthem, reports say

1 month ago   |   By KOAT

“Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing” will be performed live or played before “The Star-Spangled Banner” prior to each NFL game during Week 1, according to reports.
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Reports: NFL to play ‘Black national anthem' in Week 1

1 month ago   |   By National Post

As part of its pledge to fight racial injustice, the NFL reportedly will play "Lift Every Voice And Sing" ahead of all the Week 1 games this fall.
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