Performances of the national anthem have been a major talking point during the NFL season as players have used the occasion to take knees, sit or link arms during the song to protest about racial inequality and police brutality in the U.
She details the colonial origins of Imperial Airways before it became British Airways; how racial inequality was remade in the sky, the use of the slogan AaAaAeA Speeding Up the Empire, and how the first generation of airline travelers experienced distance and direction; the airlineAEs routes and how they were paths of power, including the launch and failure of Caribbean Airways; and the aftermath of the colonial airlineAEs demise and the governmentAEs decision to nationalize it to become British Overseas Airways Corporation.
The protests by NFL players began last year after former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeled during the national anthem in a game to protest against racial inequality and police brutality.
In particular," it states, "the legacy of colonial history, enslavement, racial subordination and segregation, racial terrorism and racial inequality in the United States remains a serious challenge, as there has been no real commitment to reparations and to truth and reconciliation for people of African descent.
Hamilton, who could become the first British driver to win four world championship titles this weekend, had considered following in the footsteps of a number of NFL stars who have protested racial inequality in the country.
Hamilton claimed at the Malaysian Grand Prix that he would consider following in the footsteps of NFL players who have knelt during the American national anthem in protest at racial inequality in the country.
This book analyzes the triumphs and failures of the Castro regime in the area of race relations, and places the Cuban revolution in a comparative and international framework and challenges arguments that the regime eliminated racial inequality or that it was profoundly racist.