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NAN and other groups Call on NFL to Terminate National Anthem Policy

May 24

AT NFL HQ, NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) TO BE JOINED BY CLERGY, NAACP, WOMEN’S MARCH, AND COMMUNITY LEADERS TO PROTEST OWNERS’ DECISION REQUIRING PLAYERS TO STAND DURING NATIONAL ANTHEM

NAN will advocate for players’ right to kneel and call on NFL owners to reverse dangerous decision violating players’ first amendment rights by imposing fines for not standing during the National Anthem

WHAT: Rally and press conference standing up for NFL players’ right to kneel

WHEN: Friday, May 25, 2018 – 11:00 a.m.

WHO:

Minister Kirsten John Foy, Northeast Regional Director,

NAN Rev. Kevin McCall, Crisis Director, NAN

Dominique Sharpton, Director of Membership, NAN

Ashley Sharpton, President, NAN Youth Huddle

Rev. Phil Craig, Queens Chapter of NAN,

Rev. Steffie Bartley, New Jersey State Director, NAN

Phil Gates, NAN Bronx Chapter

Queenie Huling, NAN South Brooklyn Chapter

Katrina Jefferson, NAN Young Professionals

Representatives from NAN Buffalo Chapter

Tamika Mallory, Co-Chair, Women’s March

Geoffrey Eaton, Mid-Manhattan Branch President, NAACP

WHERE: NFL Headquarters,

345 Park Ave. New York, NY