What We Can Learn From Drew Brees’ Apology

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It’s disrespectful to the armed forces and the country as a whole.

2017

“Do I think that there’s inequality in this country? Yes I do. Do I think that there’s racism? Yes I do. I think that there’s inequality for women, for women in the workplace. I think that there’s inequality for people of color, for minorities, for immigrants. But as it pertains to the national anthem, I will always feel that if you are an American that the national anthem is the opportunity for us all to stand up together, to be unified and to show respect for our country.” Brees stood for the anthem.

“I stand with the black community in the fight against systemic racial injustice and police brutality and support the creation of real policy change that will make a difference.”

“I acknowledge that we as Americans, including myself, have not done enough to fight for that equality or to truly understand the struggles and plight of the black community.”

“I will never know what it’s like to be a black man or raise black children in America but I will work everyday to put myself in those shoes and fight for what is right.”

“I recognize that I should do less talking and more listening…and when the black community is talking about their pain we all need to listen.”

Final Thoughts

Advocacy

Accountability

The Protests are Working

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