Vikings Ownership Give Statement About President Trump’s NFL Tweets
Many players throughout the NFL are not standing for the National Anthem as a protest for what former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says are wrongdoings against African Americans and minorities in the United States. Over the weekend President Donald Trump went to Twitter to express his thoughts about this:
Now many people have there thoughts about this topic, including Minnesota Vikings ownership... here is there response:
Professional sports offer a platform unlike any other, a platform that can bring people from a variety of backgrounds together to impact positive change in our society. As owners, it is our job to foster an environment that recognizes and appreciates diversity of thought and encourages using this platform in a constructive manner. Rather than make divisive statements, we believe in promoting thoughtful, inspiring conversation that unifies our communities. We are proud of our players, coaches and staff for the important role they play in our community, and we fully support their constitutional right to respectfully and peacefully express their beliefs.
– Zygi and Mark Wilf and the entire Wilf family"