Den nye frontlinje i USA’s kulturkrig er et knæfald

Knæfald er blevet en populær måde blandt demonstranter og politi at vise støtte til kampen mod politivold og racisme. Det er ikke alle, der er begejstrede.

Betjente fra Los Angeles knæler under en protest mod den fatale anholdelse af den 46-årige afroamerikaner George Floyd. Foto: Frederic J. Brown/AFP San Francisco police officers kneel after a crowd of protesters called for them to "take a knee" in front of a police station in San Francisco, California on June 3, 2020. - Thousands of people gathered at Dolores Park and marched through the city in support of George Floyd and against police brutality. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) Nurses Sasha Dubois and Farah Fevrin kneel for the 8 minutes and 46 seconds of silence during a vigil at Brigham and Women's Hospital, where many coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients have been treated, against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., June 5, 2020. REUTERS/Brian Snyder TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY June 7, 2020, Hampton, GA, USA; A NASCAR official kneels during the national anthem before during the Folds of Honor Quik Trip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Brynn Anderson/Pool Photo via USA TODAY Network Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema (2nd R) kneels in front of the United States (US) Embassy in Pretoria, on June 8, 2020. - The EFF gathered in front of the US Embassy in Pretoria in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI / AFP) An attendee kneels during a candlelight vigil honoring George Floyd on June 8, 2020, at the football field of Jack Yates High School in Houston, Texas. - Thousands of Houston residents braved the sun and heat earlier on June 8 to honor George Floyd at a public viewing full of pain and reflection. (Photo by Karen Warren / POOL / AFP) Family members of people killed by Kenyan Police hold placards while kneeling next to an empty coffin in front of the Kenyan Parliament during their protest against police brutality in Nairobi on June 9, 2020. - Kenyan police have been involved in the killing of 15 people since the country put a nighttime curfew in place in March 2020 to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus, the policing oversight body said in a statement seen by AFP on June 5, 2020. (Photo by Patrick Meinhardt / AFP) (FILES) In this file photo Colin Kaepernick #7 and Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel in protest during the national anthem prior to playing the Los Angeles Rams in their NFL game at Levi's Stadium on September 12, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. - New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins called on the NFL to apologise to Colin Kaepernick on June 9, saying recent expressions of contrition would be meaningless while the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback remained isolated from the sport. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP) Players kneel in solidarity with U.S. protests drawing attention to racial injustice before an Australian Football League (AFL) match between the Collingwood Magpies and Richmond Tigers, following the league's pause in play because of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne, Australia, June 11, 2020. AAP Image/Michael Dodge via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.NO RESALES.NO ARCHIVE. AUSTRALIA OUT. NEW ZEALAND OUT.NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN NEW ZEALAND.NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN AUSTRALIA.


At knæle har igennem historien altid været en måde at vise respekt og ærbødighed. ..

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