Drew Brees, better half Brittany to sponsor Black College Football Hall of Popularity occasion

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This is the current in the Brees’ efforts to be “allies” for the Black community and “part of the solution” in the defend racial equality and social justice.They promised to do so previously this month after the quarterback’s remarks about”disrespecting the flag “by kneeling during the national anthem triggered widespread backlash. Brees later apologized several times and stated he gained a higher understanding from pals and colleagues about why his remarks”completely fizzled.”Brees followed up with an Instagram post dealt with to President Donald Trump, saying,”We can no longer utilize the flag to turn individuals away or sidetrack them from the real issues that face our Black neighborhoods.”As the presenting sponsor, the Brees family is supplying both financial and marketing support to “The Roadway to Equality “event, which is scheduled to be streamed July 15 and hosted by NFL Network’s Steve Wyche and CBS’Charles Davis.The event will commemorate the history of gamers from historically Black institution of higher learnings and “participate in the nationwide discussion on social justice,”according to the occasion’s website. It will consist of discussions with much of the 90 members of the Black College Football Hall of Popularity, according to executive director Marques Fitch.Brees said they made the contribution to “support all their efforts and to recognize so many exceptional Black college football players and their contributions and continue their legacy.”” Our goal for this significant event is to engage in the nationwide discussion on social justice by sharing the history of Black college football and its effect on civil rights,”

he stated.”It is also intended to be a platform to raise funds and awareness for HBCU football programs and the Black College Football Hall of Popularity.”Other sponsors of the occasion include the Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Los Angeles Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars, the Robert Kraft Patriots Structure, Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury, and Auburn football coach Gus Malzahn and his spouse, Kristi.