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US Soccer athletes’ council removes member after racially charged speech – The Guardian

The US Soccer Federation’s athletes’ council removed Seth Jahn on Sunday, a day after he made a speech downplaying police brutality and slavery




The US Soccer Federations athletes council removed one its members Sunday, a day after he made a speech at the federations annual general meeting against removing an anti-kneeling policy.
Seth Jahn, a 38-year-old from Florida who played for the US seven-a-side Paralympic team, spoke against the repeal of what was known as Policy 604-1, put in place in response to US womens team star Megan Rapinoe kneeling in support of Colin Kaepernick.
US Soccer ends no-kneel policy then condemns delegate who…

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