Seattle Seahawk’s wide receiver, Doug Baldwin, revealed the team’s plan for their demonstration during the anthem on Sundays game.
On Friday, Stephen A Smith of ESPN reported that the team would be interlocking arms and alternating between black and white players to show unity of all race under the American flag.
Baldwin secured what Smith reported with a video post on Twitter with a Martin Luther King Jr. quote: Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
The video said, “We are a team comprised with diverse backgrounds. And as a team, we have chosen to stand and interlock arms in unity.”
Baldwin acknowledges how important the anthem is to them when he continued with,”We honor those who have fought for the freedom we cherished and we stand to ensure the riches of freedom and the security of justice for all people.”
Watch the powerful clip here:
— Doug Baldwin Jr (@DougBaldwinJr) September 10, 2016
It is assumed that all players are going to unite as a team in this demonstration. The Seahawk team account, along with some other players, and the coach, Pete Carrol, retweeted Baldwin’s post.
So proud of our guys. Hope you'll stand with us and help build that bridge https://t.co/Z5ubtyWFg7
— Pete Carroll (@PeteCarroll) September 10, 2016
Watch this demonstration of unity on Sundays pregame show before the Seattle Seahawks take on the Miami Dolphins at 1:05 PT.
(H/T: 247 Sports)