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Attorney General Curtis Hill Pens Op-Ed Regarding Controversy Over Kneeling During The National Anthem

first_img Prompted by recent controversy over NFL players and others who have knelt during the national anthem, Attorney General Curtis Hill this week wrote an op-ed sharing his personal beliefs about honoring America and the freedoms promised to her people.“I fully understand our nation’s history has been far from perfect,” Hill writes. “Race in America has been the persistent stumbling-block of our experiment in freedom. Birthing a new nation ‘conceived in liberty’ while still enslaving, dehumanizing and denigrating an entire race of fellow humans was a corrupting contradiction for which our Founders provided no adequate explanation nor remedy.”Nonetheless, Hill observes, America’s story is one of steady progres.“The very republic that permitted these evils also, through it all, sustained a founding vision of equality that has provided a beacon of hope for that more perfect union,” Hill writes.View the entire op-ed here.A downloadable photo of Attorney General Curtis Hill is here.Any news outlet is welcome to publish Hill’s op-ed. As a courtesy, please inform Deputy Director of Communications Bill McCleery if your outlet intends to publish thiFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more