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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.