NFL fans booed the "woke" NFL social justice activism on the field during the NFL's first game of week one on Thursday night.
The boos were the loudest when players from the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans linked arms for a moment of silence for equality (see video below).
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The Chiefs official Twitter page chose to show video of the fans cheering rather than the boos.
MSN called the booing "an unmistakable and shameful moment".
The Houston players stayed in their locker room during the "Star Spangled Banner" and the Black National Anthem "Lift Every Voice" prior to the start of the game.
The players said the decision was made to stay in the locker room because they didn't want to insult soldiers who died to protect their country.
All except one Chiefs player stood during the two national anthems. Chiefs defensive lineman Alex Okafor was the only player who kneeled. He also raised his fist in the air.
Texans defensive end JJ Watt said the booing was "unfortunate."
"The moment of unity I personally thought was good," he said after the game.
"I mean the booing during that moment was unfortunate. I don't fully understand that. There was no flag involved. There was nothing involved other than two teams coming together to show unity."
The NFL showed its commitment to equality by emblazoning the words "End Racism" and "It Takes All of Us" at the end of each end zone.
The Super Bowl champion Chiefs won the game 34-20.
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President Trump was dragged on Twitter.com when he congratulated Super Bowl champs Kansas City Chiefs, saying they made the great state of Kansas proud.
After realizing his error, the President deleted his tweet and rewrote it: "Congratulations to the Kansas City Chiefs on a great game and a fantastic comeback under immense pressure. We are proud of you and the Great State of Missouri. You are true Champions!"
It probably would be an unforgivable error if Kansas City wasn't the third largest city in the state of Kansas.
How many people who are not Kansas City Chiefs fans (your auntie included) would make the same mistake?
Remember when former President Obama said he campaigned in 57 states in the US? No one made a big deal out of it because Obama wasn't born in the U.S.
But because it's Trump who made a simple error, that most of us would've made, the trolls took delight in roasting him on social media.
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