NAACP California chapter wants to replace nation anthem
Published on November 08, 2017
"This song is wrong." Alice Huffman told CVS station KOVR-TV Huffman serves as the president of the NAACP's California chapter and wants to do away with the national anthem before sports games. She pointed out the lyrics that Americans often ignore: "no refuge could save the hireling and slave from the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave." It's racist. It doesn't represent our community. It's anti-black people." Huffman The chapter is currently seeking legislative sponsors to find a replacement song.