NFL season kicks off with nod to social injustice at Chiefs-Texans contest

Super Bowl champions Kansas City Chiefs offered a symbolic gesture of support for racial injustice ahead of the NFL’s first game of the season Thursday.

Before kickoff, the Chiefs stood with locked arms along their goal line as the national anthem was played on screens within Arrowhead Stadium.

At least one Kansas City player, defensive end Alex Okafor, appeared to kneel, and the Houston Texans remained in the locker room.

Prior to the anthem, Alicia Keys sang “Lift Every Voice and Sing”…

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