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Jalen Reeves-Maybinof the Detroit Lions and teammate Steve Longa take a knee during the national anthem before the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Oct. 1 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

NFL Players Continue Peaceful Protests In Defiance Of Trump

NFL players across the country on Sunday continued peaceful demonstrations, kneeling or locking arms in defiance of President Donald Trump's repeated calls on team owners and fans to crack down on ath...
ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 15: Eli Harold #58, Colin Kaepernick #7 and Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel in protest on the sideline, during the anthem, prior to the game against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field on October 16, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York. The Bills defeated the 49ers 45-16. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images)

NFL Owners Defending 'Take A Knee' Are Missing The Point Of The Protests

Athletes began sitting out the national anthem last year as a way to call attention to racial injustice.
Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Ralph Abernathy (center, back) kneel with a group in prayer prior to going to jail in Selma, Alabama. The group was arrested on February 1st after attempting to gain the right to vote. Following the prayer, the group peacefully marched to jail.

MLK's Daughter: People Didn't Like How 'My Father Protested Injustice Either'

The daughter of civil rights icons Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King served up a history lesson on Twitter over the weekend in response to those who were angry over NFL players protesting...