Bend the knee – what does that really mean?
In 2016, players in the NFL began to protest racial discrimination and police brutality toward minorities by kneeling instead of standing during the playing of the National Anthem. While originally meant to merely call attention to these issues in our country, the media and football audience quickly took the “bend the knee” gesture as a blatant show of disrespect for the purpose of protest.
How catawampus, I thought when I first heard about the “bend the knee” movement. [Read more…]