The National Football League (NFL), which featured “Lift Every Voice And Sing,” commonly known as the “black national anthem,” the first week of the 2020 season, is now planning to feature the song as “a prominent part of all big league events,” including the Super Bowl, NFL Playoffs, NFL Draft, and NFL Kickoff game, according to Front Office Sports.
The NFL already featured Alicia Keys and the Cleveland All-City Choir singing “Lift Every Voice and Sing” before Super Bowl LV and even before the 2021 NFL Draft.
“Starting this May, the NFL began to highlight its quarter-billion-dollar social justice effort via an ‘Inspire Change’ content series,” Front Office Sports noted, adding, “The “Inspire Change Explainer Essay,” for example, takes viewers through the process of why the league and its players are addressing social injustice around the country.”
The “Inspire Change Explainer Essay” states, “The summer of 2020 changed all of us, including the NFL. The murder of George Floyd and the brutality