When It Comes to Sports Protests, Are T-Shirts Enough?

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Today, if you want to see the impact of these athletes’ actions, look no further than the police unions and conservative commentators who hate to see an anti-establishment message displayed on such a prominent stage. In late November when a Ferguson grand jury declined to charge former officer Darren Wilson in Michael Brown’s death, St. Louis Rams players took to the field with their hands up. The St. Louis Police Officers’ Association demanded an apology— but didn’t get one.


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