Gabrielle Union Shows Support For Nebraska Players Who Knelt During National Anthem

first_imgGabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade watching a Nebraska football game.Gabrielle Union/InstagramGabrielle Union has taken to Twitter to back Nebraska’s players who kneeled during the national anthem.Nebraska’s Michael Rose-Ivey, Mohamed Barry and DaiShon Neal knelt together during the national anthem before the Huskers’ road win against Northwestern on Saturday night.Rose-Ivey posted an impassioned note on Twitter on Monday regarding why he did it, also revealing that he and his teammates have since gotten death threats.Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade’s wife and a big Nebraska fan, has taken to Twitter to show support for these players.He speaks the truth & I support! Real fans don’t wish ill will on those who refuse to turn a blind eye to injustice.— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) September 27, 2016This. Support #GBR— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) September 27, 2016This.— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) September 27, 2016Injustice is irrelevant?— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) September 27, 2016So as long as he runs the football well and stays silent, that determines whether you’re a fan or not?— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) September 27, 2016Good on Gabrielle for speaking out.Nebraska is set to host Illinois at 3:30 p.m. E.T. on ESPN2.last_img

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