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So it's come to this.
The other day, the coach of the Miami Dolphins began a team practice session with eight Jay-Z songs in a row, to troll the team's players and to celebrate the rapper selling his own people down the river.
One of the players, Kenny Stills, still takes a knee during the national anthem and was critical of Jay-Z's "partnership" with the league. He said that Jay-Z never took a knee a day in his life, unless it was to suck the Illuminati's dick.
Stills is also one of the guys who criticized the team's owner, Stephen Ross, for throwing a fundraiser for President Trump a few weeks ago, during an especially racist period for the president—though I'm sure the timing was a coincidence.
Ross, a co-founder of the league's social justice initiative, stepped down from that group after the Jay-Z deal was announced, but presumably for the sake of optics, not because Jay-Z has a problem working with white supremacists.
It's a wonder Stills still has a job. He must be especially fast. The Jay-Z songs may have been a not so subtle threat: Any hope of progress died with the Jay-Z deal. It's time to get with the program, or else.