Gold and silver medalists DeAnna Price and Brooke Andersen stood and faced the flag with their right hands over their hearts.
“They said they were going to play it before we walked out, then they played it when we were out there … But I don’t really want to talk about the anthem because that’s not important,” Berry noted. “The anthem doesn’t speak for me. It never has.
“My purpose and my mission is bigger than sports,” she added. “I’m here to represent those … who died due to systemic racism. That’s the important part. That’s why I’m going. That’s why I’m here today.”
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) June 28, 2021