The NFL season is slowly rolling back around, so that means the National Anthem protest discussion is back too. Earlier this year it was announced that the NFL would be implementing a policy to allow teams to punish players if they choose to kneel or protest during the National Anthem.
Let's be clear; I expected nothing less from Eminem in his BET Hip-Hop Awards cypher. He has always been a super talented emcee who goes against the grain and says precisely what he's feeling. I'm not mad about that, nor am I upset that he used his white privilege and platform in a beautiful way to address racism, and convey a message that Black people have been screaming to get across since number 45 announced his candidacy.