DR. SWAIN: I think it unnecessarily politicizes a game that traditionally has brought Americans together and it represents a capitulation of the NFL to the most radical elements in our society. It is divisive and it has no place in sports. And when you think about sports and football in particular, that has been an area for Blacks where you had a meritocracy, that Black players have been pretty successful. And this is something that will drive away supporters and it does nothing to unite our nation.
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