Megyn Kelly Slammed After Griping About ‘Black National Anthem’

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Megyn Kelly was slammed on social media Sunday after she griped in regards to the “Black National Anthem” being performed earlier than the Super Bowl.

Kelly, who was fired from NBC in 2018 after defending blackface, had issues with Andra Day performing “Lift Every Voice And Sing” earlier than the sport started.

“The so-called Black National Anthem does not belong at the Super Bowl,” she wrote on X. “We already have a National Anthem and it includes EVERYONE.”

The NFL began that includes the gospel hymn in 2020 within the aftermath of George Floyd’s homicide by Minnesota policeman Derek Chauvin.

The tune was written in 1900 and carried out for the primary time at a celebration of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. It has been referred to as the “Black national anthem” since 1919, 12 years earlier than “The Star-Spangled Banner” was formally chosen because the nationwide anthem.

Kelly’s submit was simply one other instance of her lengthy historical past of racial insensitivity, and other people on social media ― together with lots of her fellow journalists ― referred to as her out for the submit.

You can hear the tune that acquired Kelly all labored up under.

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