Football

U. of Georgia Marching Band Drops Signature ‘Gone With the Wind’ Song

The University of Georgia announced this week that its marching band will no longer play a song from the 1939 film Gone With the Wind during football games. The song “Tara’s Theme” has been the band’s signature song up to this point. The classic Victor Fleming film has recently come under fire over claims that it sanitizes racial and ethnic prejudice.

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Meet Burgess Owens: The Anti-Colin Kaepernick

Former Oakland Raiders Super Bowl champion safety Burgess Owens, who is running for Congress in Utah’s all-important fourth congressional district this year, has emerged as a cultural counterweight to the hatred that former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has spewed for the last few years.

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