Shut It Off: WNBA Star Brittney Griner Wants National Anthem Silenced at Games

WNBA star Brittney Griner, of the Phoenix Mercury, says she’ll stay in the locker room before each game until the National Anthem is over, or until the team stops playing The Star-Spangled Banner entirely. It’s a form of protest against police brutality and racial injustice. Why is that song so important before sporting events? Why not shut it off?

Related: To Stand Up for Racial Justice and Police Reform, Stand Up for the National Anthem [Right Angle]

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