Group to protest Beyonce's Super Bowl 50 performance outside NFL HQ

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The Super Bowl halftime show is always highly scrutinized as the watching world judges the latest superstars to take on the gig.

This year's offering brought us Coldplay, Bruno Mars and Beyonce, with the latter's performance seeming to go down best with most fans.


Not everyone, though, was enamored with Beyonce's efforts it seems. In fact, one group were so outraged by the former Destiny's Child star's act that they are planning a protest right in front of the NFL's headquarters.


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As reported by Global News, an anonymous group have taken issue with Beyonce's nod to the Black Panthers movement during her performance of the song 'Formation'.

The dancers in the performance were dressed in all black and wearing black berets and afros - an image synonymous with the black nationalist organization.

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Writing on the site Eventbrite, the group explained the reason for the peaceful protest, set for February 16 at the NFL's Manhattan HQ:

“Are you offended as an American that Beyoncé pulled her race-baiting stunt at the Super Bowl? Do you agree that it was a slap in the face to law enforcement? 

Do you agree that the Black Panthers was/is a hate group which should not be glorified? Come and let’s stand together. Let’s tell the NFL we don’t want hate speech & racism at the Super Bowl ever again!”

In response to the planned protest, supporters of the singer and her Super Bowl performance used the same website to promote their own pro-Beyonce protest at the same time and location.

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