NAACP Wants Fans To Wave White Towels At College Football Title Game

10 January, 2018, 02:02 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
  • NAACP Wants Fans To Wave White Towels At College Football Title Game

Tens of thousands of fans at a college championship game in Atlanta between the University of Georgia and the University of Alabama booed and cheered has he took to the field for the national anthem.

President Donald Trump on field during the national anthem prior to the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T between the Georgia Bulldogs and the Alabama Crimson Tide at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Trump has recently criticized Atlanta as "horrible" and "crime infested". All talk, talk, talk - no action or results. Lewis also skipped Trump's inauguration. This was the scene as Trump arrived at the stadium.

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In the 2016 election voters in Fulton County, which includes most of Atlanta, supported Hillary Clinton over Trump by more than 2 to 1.

A heavy Secret Service presence preempted President Trump's arrival, significantly slowing down a normally brisk security process.

The problem Trump and his supporters had with the protests during "The Star-Spangled Banner" was never that people were politicizing the anthem; it was that the wrong people were politicizing the anthem. His spokeswoman opened her first press conference this year celebrating Georgia and Alabama - "both in the heart of Trump country" - for playoff victories.

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Still, they said, "we will not let the President's visit go without a response". "If you are lucky enough to attend the game, we encourage you to bring a white towel to wave simulating a blizzard while the president is in the packed stadium", the chapter said Sunday on its Facebook page.

"It's his denial of the legitimacy of the previous president demonstrates his racism and his association with white nationalists and defending the continued celebration of the confederacy, which was a failed insurrection against America", Rose told TheDCNF.

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