Skip to comments.Eagles’ Malcolm Jenkins holds up signs, calls players ‘true patriots’ in silent news conference (tr)
Posted on 06/06/2018 1:39:31 PM PDT by EdnaMode
Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins had a message to deliver Wednesday after President Trump abruptly canceled the Super Bowl champions visit to the White House on Tuesday. But instead of reading a statement or taking reporters questions after practice, Jenkins, an outspoken civil right activist and member of the Players Coalition, held up a series of signs and shook his head in silence.
Reporters kept volleying questions at him anyway. Jenkins kept reaching for the next cue card.
He held up one sign that read, YOU ARENT LISTENING twice during the two-minute encounter.
Sheil Kapadia ✔ @SheilKapadia Instead of speaking, Malcolm Jenkins holds up signs at his locker to get his message across.
In 2018, 439 people shot and killed by police (thus far). In U.S. [population] 8% = African-American males. Shot by police 25% = African-American males, read one card.
ANY GIVEN NIGHT 500,000 SIT IN JAIL. CONVICTED? NO. TOO POOR? YES. #ENDCASHBAIL, read the next.
Malcolm Jenkins ✔ @MalcolmJenkins You Arent Listening!
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
Trump has done nothing but try to help the black community including record low unemployment. So sick of the victimhood and grievance culture on the left right now.
YES. I STOPPED LISTENING YEARS AGO
Pro football is wobbling off into oblivion.
As usual the people who denounce America claim to be the “true” Patriots.
I thought these were the Eagles not Patriots.
Now everybody in jail is innocent. OK.
These “poor” football players and their UNION can smooch my half-breed tukas!!
The more they open their mouth, the more they guaran-darn-tee less ticket revenue in the coming seasons.
When these overpaid malcontents address the black-on-black killings in Chicago and Baltimore, then they might have some credibility.
Maybe if you’d put your stupid signs away and instead of sitting in front of a so-called press conference, you’d get out on the streets and go into communities that need help and spend your time that way, you may do some good...
But no...You wouldn’t draw any attention to yourself that way...
Another retard from the NFL. Cue cards? How dumb can you get? Nevermind.
Never. They are indeed hypocrites.
FU Malcolm. How much time do you have standing in an Army chow line?
Very first line of the story and the corrupt media is misinforming people and in effect lying. The whole sham was a set-up, the team rsvp'd 80+ and last minute it was ONE. C'mon media, this is why people don't trust you.
“Civil rights activist?” Please. Jenkins is just another race-baiting, self-serving millionaire athlete with his head screwed on backwards.
I recall reading that once the percentage of police encounters by race is factored in, whites have a greater chance of getting killed by police.
Looks like I’ll be enjoying the great outdoors more this autumn too.
80 players scheduled to attend on last Friday
1 player confirmed by Tuesday
And then the Eagle’s Manager (or owner, whichever it was) came out and said Trump was pulling a stunt.
How stupid do these folks think we are?
And this idiot stick didn’t think raised fists was disrespectful. He said they didn’t kneel, but he didn’t address the other type of disrespect.
Let these nation disrespecting idiots rot.
The NFL will never see a penny of my money, and I won’t be tuning in.
Advertisers beware. I will refrain from buying your goods, if you’re going to advertise with organizations that hate the United States this much.
If any of the eagles speak up. Ask if they were in the list of 5 eagles to show up at the white house.
From another article
“In 2016, the police fatally shot 233 blacks, the vast majority armed and dangerous, according to the Washington Post. The paper categorized only 16 black male victims of police shootings as unarmed. That classification masks assaults against officers and violent resistance to arrest.
Contrary to the Black Lives Matter narrative, the police have much more to fear from black males than black males have to fear from the police. In 2015, a police officer was 18.5 times more likely to be killed by a black male than an unarmed black male was to be killed by a police officer.”
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