Major League Baseball Promotes Anthem Kneeling and BLM in Social Media Posts

Breitbart reports Major League Baseball came out in defense of players who knelt during the national anthem on Monday evening, taking on critics and tweeting in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

As Breitbart News reported, several members of the San Francisco Giants took a knee during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner during a preseason game hosted by the Oakland Athletics before an empty stadium filled with cardboard cutouts.

The Giants proudly tweeted out the protest:

Amidst much criticism online, the league’s Twitter account began defending the protest and issued tweets in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

MLB: It has never been about the military or the flag. The players and coaches are using their platforms to peacefully protest.

MLB: Supporting human rights is not political.

MLB: Clayton Kershaw is speaking up.

MLB: Supporting our players and supporting equality is not political.