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Athlete Gwen Berry made headlines this past weekend after she won third place in the Olympic track and field trials, earning her a position on the U.S. Olympic team. The hammer thrower caused a bit of controversy when she turned her back during the playing of the national anthem.

Naturally, Berry received an outpouring of outrage at her unpatriotic act. Many noted the irony of showing contempt for the country she seeks to represent before the rest of the world.

The athlete took to Twitter on Sunday to address the criticism she was receiving on social media and elsewhere. She wrote:

“These comments really show that:

1.) people in American rally patriotism over basic morality

2.) Even after the murder of George Floyd and so many others; the commercials, statements, and phony sentiments regarding black lives were just a hoax.

These comments really show that:

1.) people in American rally patriotism over basic morality

2.) Even after the murder of George Floyd and so many others; the commercials, statements, and phony sentiments regarding black lives were just a hoax

— Gwen Berry OLY (@MzBerryThrows) June 28, 2021

She continued, thanking people for defending her. “I never said I hated this country! People try to put words in my mouth but they can’t. That’s why I speak out. I LOVE MY PEOPLE,” she tweeted.

Berry’s tweet was correct.

Not necessarily her first point, but her second point, which highlights the dishonestly and hypocrisy of the hard left and the woke corporations who use race issues to attain clout and profit. Whether intentionally, or unintentionally, she issued valid criticism against those who pretend to care about black lives but, in reality, are nothing more than virtue signalers.

Dale Carnegie once said: “Pay less attention to what men say. Just watch what they do.”

When applying this principle to the hard left’s proclamations of support for the black community after the murder of George Floyd, one can easily see how much these individuals and organizations truly feel. Remember when companies came out in support of black America after protests and riots

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