New Orleans Saints Pledge ‘Not To Stick To Sports’ This Season In Social Justice Campaign

New Orleans Saints Pledge ‘Not To Stick To Sports’ This Season In Social Justice Campaign


The New Orleans Saints is dedicating its season to highlighting “oppression” of black women in its latest social justice initiative.

The Saints rolled out the campaign on Friday ahead of the first weekend of the NFL football season with a video of Saints players sitting down and committing their “platform” to “raise awareness about the current state of black women in America.” The video mentions the case of Breonna Taylor, a black 26-year-old woman killed by police in March.

The video shows eight saints players – left tackle Terron Armstead, quarterback Drew Brees, linebacker Demario Davis, safety Malcolm Jenkins, defensive end Cameron Jordan, running back Alvin Kamara, punter Thomas Morstead, and linebacker Craig Robertson – alternating and reading through parts of a script explaining the initiative.

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Transcript:

We care about the issues that plague our community, and in light of all of the things that we see going on in our country, we as Saints want to utilize

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