r/ukpolitics Jun 12 '21

'People shouldn't be bullied' into taking the knee, Tory Minister insists


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u/ZekkPacus Seize the memes of production Jun 12 '21

Wilfried Zaha, QPR and Brentford. What do these three have in common?


u/orangelivesmatter00 Jun 13 '21

That they're black so can refuse to support it without being called racists?


u/ZekkPacus Seize the memes of production Jun 13 '21

The entire squad of QPR and Brentford are all black? Are you sure?


u/orangelivesmatter00 Jun 13 '21 edited Jun 14 '21

QPR did it on the back of their Director Of Football, Les Ferdinand, coming out against it: https://www.qpr.co.uk/news/club-news/club-statement-taking-the-knee/

Brentford have a lot of black players and it was apparently a players' decision.

Any examples of white people not kneeling? I don't know of any. Or of anyone offering any dissent at all. Simon Jordan is the only one I've seen.

Another black player: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3LR-zrN-jo


u/ChipshopSuperhero Jun 13 '21

Balls of fucking steel.