Boebert Rants Against “Woke” Black National Anthem

The Insider reports:

Rep. Lauren Boebert railed against “wokeness” after a song known as the Black national anthem was performed live and on-field at the Super Bowl on Sunday for the very first time.

The far-right Colorado lawmaker said in a tweet that the NFL was trying to “divide” the country, in an apparent reference to actress Sheryl Lee Ralph’s performance of “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”

Though the song has been incorporated into Super Bowl celebrations since 2021, Ralph’s performance on Sunday was the first live on-field performance of the song at the event. It came ahead of Chris Stapleton’s rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

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