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US Soccer ends no-kneel policy then condemns delegate who downplayed slavery – The Guardian

The US Soccer Federation voted to end a ban on players kneeling during the anthem, then condemned the ‘offensive’ remarks of a dissenting delegate




The United States Soccer Federation voted on Saturday to repeal a controversial 2017 policy that had required players stand for the national anthem, then issued a statement hours later condemning the offensive comments of a dissenting delegate who downplayed slavery and dismissed police brutality against black and brown Americans as a media-hyped statistical anomaly in remarks from the floor.
More than 70% of the members of US Soccers ruling body voted to repeal Policy 604-1, which required all…

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