Carolina Panthers QB Holds Up ‘Black Power’ Fist in End Zone Celebration (VIDEO)

Carolina Panthers, Quarterback Cam Newton held up a “black power” fist in an end zone celebration on Sunday.

ESPN reported:

Cam Newton on Sunday became the first quarterback in NFL history to rush for 50 career touchdowns.

The Carolina Panthers quarterback then celebrated by holding up a clenched fist.

Newton said the fist was to signify “black power.”

“I did it to show black pride, because I am an African-American,” Newton added. “I wanted people to see the joy that I go out there and play with.”

Newton said sports have a way of unifying people.

“Unity is something that is going to cure a battered mentality in this country,” he said. “I feel as if we all stick together, if we all come together and listen here, speak, we can better help the situation.



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