During his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame last night, Randy Moss, formerly a wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings and New England Patriots, wore a tie with the names of African Americans who have been slain by police officers or vigilantes, in recent years, including Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, and Alton Sterling. The powerful statement comes as the debate over peaceful protests by NFL players during the National Anthem continues, fueled primarily by President Donald Trump who falsely claims the kneeling is unpatriotic and anti-American, even though it is meant to speak out against the oppression within the American justice system against people of colour. “…There’s a lot of stuff going on in our country. And I just wanted to let these family members know they’re not alone.” - Randy Moss