Patriotism Protest: Pro-Athletes vs the President

Your Voice Your Future Town Hall. (WPEC)

WSYX TV along with SBG present “Patriotism Protest: Pro-Athletes vs the President.”

The Town Hall event is Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m.

The panelists will discuss President Trump’s comments about NFL football players taking a knee during the national anthem, and the firestorm it created.

Fans criticize football players; athletes say it’s a bigger issue. Tonight we discuss patriotism with veterans and athletes and civil rights leaders.

The panelists include:

Jason Beardsley: Former Special Forces, Green Beret and Founder & CEO of The Underground Movement.

JD Bergman: Olympic wrestler

Kyle Strickland: Senior Legal Analyst at Ohio State University Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity. He is also a lawyer running for the Ohio State Senate.

Jay Richardson: former Ohio State Buckeye football player and former Oakland Raiders football player. Currently sports commentator.

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