Two Black U.S. Navy sailors refuse to stand for National Anthem

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The Colin Kaepernick contagion is spreading — to the U.S. Armed Services.

In late August, as reported by Military.com, a sailor attached to the Naval Air Technical Training Center at Pensacola, Florida, posted a video to Facebook of herself sitting down during the base’s morning “colors” ceremony, which quickly received viral attention on the social media platform.

Naval Education and Training Command officials confirmed the sailor, who has not been publicly named, had been subject to administrative action, but had been retained for service in the Navy.

Here is a screenshot of the unnamed sailor from her Facebook video:

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On September 19, another U.S. sailor, Intelligence Specialist 2nd Class Janaye Ervin, also refused to stand for the national anthem.

As you can see from her pic below, both Ervin and the unnamed sailor are black.

janaye-ervin

FoxNews reports, Sept. 26, 2016, that a U.S. Navy sailor, Intelligence Specialist 2nd…

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