The Rev. Jamal Bryant led hundreds of men in an act of protest outside of the M&T Bank Stadium where his hometown Baltimore Ravens faced the Chicago Bears Sunday. Bryant, senior pastor of the Empowerment Temple AME Church in Baltimore, Maryland, called upon 500 men to kneel outside of the Ravens stadium during the National Anthem Sunday. Last year, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began his “take a knee” protest during the anthem, which was lambasted

by President Donald Trump last week. While hundreds of NFL players and owners initially took a knee earlier in the season, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent an open letter to the league, saying that everyone should stand for the anthem. However, Bryant gathered what he called “an army” outside of the Ravens stadium to support Kaepernick’s movement on Sunday, which he hopes made God proud. READ MORE