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The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Take the knee: Why fans are right to boo England’s BLM obsession | Opinion” – below is their description.
When England footballers take the knee, signalling their support for Black Lives Matter, they say it’s just about equality.
Calvin Robinson argues fans who boo the gesture are not racist; they simply want to protect their game from radical ideologies…
“BLM is not an apolitical group dedicated to the important aim of eradicating racism. It is a divisive, ideological movement.
England’s Euro 2021 campaign should be a unifying moment, when the nation forgets its differences in order to cheer on Gareth Southgate’s team.
Instead, the tournament is being overshadowed by political controversy.
Let’s take a look at Black Lives Matter and what it actually stands for.
In 2020 a video of the horrific murder of George Floyd rightly sparked instant international fury and disgust.
Suddenly, Black Lives Matter, the once-fringe movement known for its anti-police rhetoric and sometimes violent tactics, became a worldwide phenomenon and the mainstream authority on race.
But this group goes far beyond a simple slogan.
Under the guise of “anti-racism”, it is pushing a hard-Left narrative, imported from the United States, of a Britain divided into two groups: victims and oppressors.
It does not seek a colour-blind society, but the complete opposite. Each of us is judged by the colour of our skin.
This taps into a zeitgeist among young liberals: the idea that white people should feel guilty for the crimes of their ancestors, and that it is up to white people to save oppressed minorities from their woes.”
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