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One by one, black New England Patriots players are refusing to visit Donald Trump’s White House

  • It’s tradition for the team who wins the Super Bowl to visit the White House after their victory. 
  • But at least two members of the New England Patriots are turning down the invitation this year because of Trump.
  • “I’m not going to the White House,” the Patriots’ Devin McCourty told Time in a text message Monday. “Basic reason for me is I don’t feel accepted in the White House. With the president having so many strong opinions and prejudices I believe certain people might feel accepted there while others won’t.”
  • McCourty joined tight end Martellus Bennett, who confirmed on Sunday that he also would not make the White House trip, after first announcing his decision to skip it the week prior. Read more

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In case you’re out of the loop and wondering why nobody wanted a Patriots victory…

[series of tweets from the nazi Richard Spencer.

Upper left: “A Patriots victory is a victory for the #AltRight. #Patriots #SuperBowl”

Upper right: “Brady and Belichick are about to win bigly for Trump, the #AltRight, and White America!”

Lower left: “I was born in Boston, Mass. I’m proud of the NFL’s Whitest team! #superbowl”

Lower right: “For the White race, it’s never over. #SuperBowl”]

Believe it or not, these aren’t even all the tweets Spencer made praising the Patriots for all their white players and “winning for nazis”.