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Brittany Packnett on NFL: If you can’t handle peaceful protest, then what can you handle?

Activist and educator Brittany Packnett has a simple question for the NFL: If peaceful protest doesn’t work, then what does?

“If you can’t handle peaceful protest or silent protest, then what kind of protest can you handle?” Packnett asked.

The NFL announced aimed at ebbing a wave of players protesting against police brutality. Those demonstrations, which saw some players kneeling, sitting or remaining in the locker room as “The Star-Spangled Banner” played before each game, drew the ire of , who repeatedly encouraged decisive action from the NFL to stop the protests from taking place.

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