The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Joe For America
The California NAACP deems the National Anthem is “racist” and “anti-black” and now a battalion of social justice warriors is targeting the Star-Spangled Banner.
When California lawmakers return to the Capitol in January, the state chapter of the NAACP will be seeking their support for a campaign to remove “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the national anthem.
The organization last week began circulating among legislative offices two resolutions that passed at its state conference in October.
One is urging Congress to rescind “one of the most racist, pro-slavery, anti-black songs in the American lexicon” as the national anthem.
Another is in support of former San Francisco 49er’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who launched a protest movement against police brutality among professional athletes by kneeling when “The Star-Spangled Banner” was played before games.
“We owe a lot of it to Kaepernick,” California NAACP President Alice Huffman said. “I think all this controversy about the kneepost was originally published on this site