Dumba's lone regret, he confessed, was not remaining on a knee for the Canadian national anthem, 'O Canada.'
The first NHL player to kneel, Matt Dumba of the Wild says he didn't mean any disrespect with his actions on Saturday, but will continue protesting.
."I know why I knelt and it wasn’t a sign of disrespect by any means," Dumba said on a conference call with reporters Sunday,according to Sportsnet."It was to shed light on the people who’ve lived through injustice and oppression, especially in my home state of Minnesota."
Malcolm Subban of the Blackhawks and Darnell Nurse of the Oilers, both Black players as well, placed their hands on Dumba's shoulders while he knelt.Dumba's lone regret, he confessed, was not remaining on a knee for the Canadian national anthem,"O Canada."
"There needs to be a lot of light that has to be shed on what is happening in Canada and the oppression First Nations have felt for hundreds of years," he said. "I have First Nations and Aboriginal families that have lived it and I was disappointed looking back on it."Read more: USA TODAY »
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What an appropriate last name for an anarchist, racist and fascist supporting fool. Supporting BLM is supporting nothing good. Treating others with respect is the only answer. BLM is not the answer. Another attention seeking do nothing Dumba’ss What are the ratings for the start ups so far? 😡😡😡😡 International activities of the Latin America states in combating drug trafficking in the XXI century:
MannerRichard more woke to go broke.. I can see a lot of the sports industry collapsing on it's knees in a very real and not at all ironic way over this shit. 👎😡 If he likes Canada then he should move there. Kneeling is disrespect towards America. He doesn't want disrespect cause he isn't perfect. America doesn't deserve disrespect cause she's imperfect. Maybe, we need to ban respecting him since he is doing that to America. MM arr
jackass canadian kneels for the american but not canadian anthem and they want us to believe its not a symbol of disrepect
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Dumba kneels, NHL puts focus on Black Lives Matter movementMinnesota Wild player Matt Dumba became the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. national anthem ahead of the opening playoff game between the Edmonton Oilers and Chicago Blackhawks in Edmonton, Alberta. I applaud his courage to do what is right. LMFAO!!! Thankfully, only people in Canada really noticed.