Congressman Steve Cohen Criticizes Fans for Not Standing for the ‘Negro National Anthem’ at Super Bowl

This post discusses comments made by Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) about Super Bowl fans not standing during the playing of the song “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing,” which is known as the “Negro National Anthem.” Cohen criticized those who refused to stand and made the outrageous claim that America has had slavery for “246 years.” He also doubled down on his view and said that he does support the real National Anthem. His comments have been the subject of criticism and controversy. The post also references a past statement made by Cohen regarding sexual assault allegations against a Tennessee Titans player.