Excerpt from Truth Revolt
Written by Paul Bois
Music icon John Legend has come out in defense of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand during the national anthem by characterizing it as a "weak song" with racist overtures.
"My vote is for America the Beautiful," wrote Legend. "Star Spangled Banner is a weak song anyway. And then you read this ..."
My vote is for America the Beautiful. Star spangled banner is a weak song anyway. And then you read this... https://t.co/iAE62FAbxj— John Legend (@johnlegend) August 30, 2016