Super Bowl LIII appeared to be the NFL’s latest down payment in appeasing the hard left and their social justice agenda.
The NFL responded in December 2017 to the more radical elements of the game who were disrespecting the national anthem by taking a knee by committing $90 million over a seven year period to social justice causes — much of the money going to a number of left-wing organizations.
And Sunday, the league shoved a divisive race-driven message down the throats of Super Bowl LIII viewers at every opportunity.
To include the coin toss.
Civil rights leaders John Lewis and Andrew Young await the coin toss. Don't miss a thing!: LIVE updates here: https://t.co/jeua0p6ZQx pic.twitter.com/2gTK77lcQE
— AJC (@ajc) February 3, 2019
With the big game being played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga., civil rights icons Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., Andrew Young, the former United Nations ambassador, and Rev. Bernice King, the youngest daughter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., were featured at center field Sunday to help with the coin toss.
Lewis has a storied history of fighting for civil rights in the 1960’s. He’s also known for making a highly dubious claim in 2010 that he was spit on by members of the tea party and called the N-word.
The alleged incident taking place in Washington in a throng of thousands, and while there is video of Lewis and Reps. Andre Carson, D-Ind., and Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo., walking from House office buildings to the Capitol — the Congressional Black Caucus members opted to wade through tea party protesters rather than use an underground tunnels that exists — no video supported the claim. Even when the late Andrew Breitbart offered a $100,000 reward for any footage.
King took to Twitter after the coin toss — the Los Angeles Rams won the toss and opted to defer to receive the second half kickoff, not that it helped their losing cause against the New England Patriots — calling it a “significant moment.”
“A significant moment. My mission is
#JusticeForAll. Humanity is turning the tide and our efforts must include bridge builders, strategic negotiators and ambassadors,” she tweeted.
A significant moment. My mission is #JusticeForAll. Humanity is turning the tide and our efforts must include bridge builders, strategic negotiators and ambassadors. #SuperBowl #Atlanta #BuildTheWill #MLK90 pic.twitter.com/TrLfsmzlfX
— Be A King (@BerniceKing) February 3, 2019
Despite the many overtures by the NFL, the image of radical left-wing former player Colin Kaepernick hung over the big game like a dark cloud.
While making tens of millions of dollars, the ex-player launched the national anthem protest to voice opposition to alleged police brutality and racial oppression.
Some artists boycotted the Super Bowl halftime show in support of Kaepernick — others, like rapper Cardi B claimed she would “stand behind” him, even as she took part in Super Bowl commercials and performed at other events related to the game.
Adam Levine and Maroon 5 found themselves in an impossible position when they agreed to be the featured halftime act, with the rocker learning there is no appeasing the left.
Adam Levine learns you can’t please the left; tries to explain what highly criticized Super Bowl halftime show was all about https://t.co/9qdCwXKQdm pic.twitter.com/9qYK7RqbM5
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) February 4, 2019
NBA star Lebron James, a social justice warrior in his own right, showed plenty of love for Kaepernick on Twitter leading up to the game and lampooned Maroon 5’s halftime performance.
— LeBron James (@KingJames) February 3, 2019
In fact, the hashtag #ImWithKap was reportedly trending during Super Bowl LIII, as liberals and the easily mislead, not to be redundant, eagerly fell in line with many of today’s pop culture icons.
The focus being largely over the former player, now a free agent, not being signed by an NFL team — as if some owner is eager to bring on board an activist who will blow up their coveted fan base with his radical politics.
Kaepernick has said that if signed by a team, he will continue his misguided protest.
Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown was rocking a black and white “#ImWithKap” jersey on Sunday as his team took on the Oklahoma City Thunder. Kapernick shared a photo on Twitter.
@FCHWPO has always known what’s up!” he tweeted.
My Brother @FCHWPO has always known what’s up! pic.twitter.com/IFuAwT80EP
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) February 3, 2019
Producer and screenwriter Ava DuVernay shared an outrageous video in support of Kaepernick that essentially compared football players who make millions of dollars and live extravagant lives of luxury to being a slave.
I will not be a spectator, viewer or supporter of the #SuperBowl today in protest of the @NFL’s racist treatment of @Kaepernick7 and its ongoing disregard for the health + well-being of all its players. To watch the game is to compromise my beliefs. It’s not worth it. #ImWithKap pic.twitter.com/fNEeke0crs
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) February 3, 2019
Here’s a sampling of other tweets under the #ImWithKap hashtag that shows how entrenched the Democrat-driven victim mentality is in America today — even from those who enjoy a lifestyle average Americans couldn’t fathom:
#ImWithKap #7Challenge! I am donating $7 to Colin’s Know Your Rights Camp. The number 7 symbolizes Kap’s jersey number. I challenge you to donate $7 to @YourRightsCamp and nominate 7 others to do the same. Go to https://t.co/Bonrfn2Jf2 and click donate. @Kaepernick7 pic.twitter.com/upSma6Hcxs
— Nick Cannon (@NickCannon) February 3, 2019
“I’m no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I’m changing the things I cannot accept” Dr. Angela Davis. #ImWithKap https://t.co/FobilXc7J0
— COMMON (@common) February 3, 2019
ALL who didn't watch the super bowl tonight, RESPECT #ImWithKap #SuperBowl #SuperBowlLIII #BlackHistoryMonth #BlackLivesMatter
Retweet ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽 pic.twitter.com/1NVhJkesBt
— StanceGrounded (@_SJPeace_) February 4, 2019
I am in solidarity with @Kaepernick7 & the struggle for racial justice #ImWithKap pic.twitter.com/6kSRVPsI1q
— Piper Perabo (@PiperPerabo) February 4, 2019
This brother walked past me just now and I asked if I could snap a photo. He asked if I'm watching the #SuperBowl tonight and I said "nope." He said he wasn't either, and wanted people to know why. ✊🏿 #ImWithKap pic.twitter.com/ehGUxnf3kt
— Torraine Walker (@TorraineWalker) February 3, 2019
SAME. #ImWithKap https://t.co/JDDrPyMCKE
— Jodie (@MissJodie) February 3, 2019
#ImWithKap and have been all season . And the below are just a few reasons why . @ava said it best ! Thank you . Cc: @Kaepernick7 ✊🏾 https://t.co/1MPPUfdiH1
— Janelle Monáe, Cindi Mayweather👽🚆🤖🚀🪐 (@JanelleMonae) February 3, 2019
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