White Baseball Players Kneel in 1950’s Protest

Another reason why we need to know our history…it repeats itself.  For more information, visit the link below.

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White Baseball Players Kneel in the 50’s to protest Black Lynchings
Archival photos reveal several white baseball players kneeling during the national anthem in protest of the lynching of innocent negroes and Jim Crow laws. The practice was quickly ended when the players realized that most of their fans were either KKK members or sympathizers.
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