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Is Jim Brown a patriot or sell out?

NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown and rapper Kanye West had lunch with President Donald Trump, a meeting that many ripped since Brown, a respected civil rights icon, reiterated athletes should not be kneeling. Brown was praised by some for reaching out and at least making an effort to close the gap between the Trump administration and the black community. Others called the meeting a sham and another example of how far he has fallen from his days of advocating for equality. What do you think? 🏈

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Jim Brown lived through the Civil Rights Movement, using his status as a popular athlete to advocate for the rights of every black person when black voices were being silenced at the Cleveland Summit. He has lived through and seen things many people can't imagine. 

To say Brown sold out just because he took a meeting with someone in power, who might actually listen to him, is ignorant and shortsighted. In order to effect change, there needs to be dialogue. Unlike many, Brown is willing to have that conversation to help blacks. The NFL legend is a patriot for doing his best to help.

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Jim Brown may still prioritize black rights, but he definitely isn't doing any favors for his legacy by siding with Donald Trump, the same guy who a took a full-page ad in the New York Times to call for the death penalty for the wrongly-accused Central Park Five

Brown has been vocal in his support for the president, but all Trump has done is use him for photo ops and solidify his status with black Republicans. Brown used to be on the right side of history. Now, he is cozying up to a man who has called protesting black NFL players "sons of b--ches." Brown sold out.

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