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Sadly, we live in a world where RNLI crew members are being jeered for rescuing asylum seekers.
It'll be doctors and nurses next.
Doctors and nurses, along with paramedics, fire officers and the police are abused and assaulted by some each and every day already.
In some country's they are even targeted and killed in order to bring fear and destabilise that country.
Racism does exit and it isn't only the whites doing it against the blacks either.
A bunch of overly paid footballers (you know those even in the lower divisions being paid more than doctors and nurses!) taking a knee in front of what, 90% plus of the people watching the game and who aren't racist to begin with isn't going to change much is it?
Like it or not, in some peoples mind BLM IS identified as a radical, activist group intent on things like defunding the police.
The taking of the knee on behalf of BLM is simply taking the piss in their eyes and seen as an inflammatory gesture.
I'm convinced as I've said above that there are others simply with the aim to cause trouble who boo the taking of the knee.
You probably have others booing because they are sick of what is to me at least, a completely empty gesture.
All of those three groups are booing for reasons NOT connected with racism!
It seems blindingly obvious to me that the gesture has simply run its course and had done several months ago.
You didn't see many country's take the knee in the Euros other than the games England, Scotland and Wales were involved in and I've not seen a single competitor from all the country's in the world - including the USA - take the knee in any sport so far at the Olympic games.
The British Lions currently playing South Africa have said they don't require players to take the knee, I watched the opening games of crickets One Hundred and didn't see teams taking the knee - so what is it with British professional football and footballers holding firm with it???
They certainly don't do it in the Sunday pub leagues around my neck of the woods.
So what exactly is the reason why footballers only (are anyone else still doing it other than Lewis Hamilton?) continue to take the knee - this is a serious question by the way.
Is it to highlight equality and condemn racism - if so why aren't all other British sports federations asking their competitors to do the same?
Why then have most (all?) other sport bodies moved away from the knee and promote instead their own message about equality and racism?
Is it because of the ambiguity in some peoples minds about what BLM stands for particularly as the existing (Marxist?) politically activist organisation of the same name gain by the tune of £1m from donations from well intended people giving to the 'wrong' cause because of the 'name'.
The clenched raised fist of the Black Power salute seen initially by many taking the knee (including Lewis Hamilton) certainly muddies the waters more in some peoples minds as well.
Isn't it just easier and more beneficial all around to 'park' the knee and promote 'Kick it Out' instead, which is giving the same message without any mixed messages about it being a political and activistic action?
The longer the knee goes on the longer it will attract boos.
I can't see any sense doing it frankly.
Can anyone give me one good reason to continue with it rather than simply promoting their own antiracist programme 'Kick it Out' instead?