PBS NewsHour

Are new NFL penalties for kneeling purely about business?

Clip: 05/23/2018 | 6m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

NFL owners voted for a new policy on Wednesday that requires any players or team personnel who are on the field to "stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem." The silent protests are meant to call attention to police brutality and racial inequality, but have drawn months of public criticism by President Trump. Amna Nawaz gets reaction from LZ Granderson of ESPN's SportsNation.

Aired: 05/23/18

Rating: NR

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