J.T. Brown Says He’s Received Racist Remarks & Death Threats Following His Protest

Tampa Bay Lightning

Just one day after becoming the first NHL player to stage any type of protest during the playing of the National Anthem, Lightning forward J.T. Brown revealed Sunday that he has already been receiving racists remarks and death threats.

Brown started out his post with a quote from Martin Luther King Jr., and then he transitioned to a lengthy discussion regarding what this protest is about, who it’s not about, and how people have been reacting to him since he raised his fist during the anthem 24 hours ago.

Here they are, but bigger:

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One look at his mentions and you’ll see the upstanding citizens of this country who do not like the fact that he is raising a fist for equality:  

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