Protests rippling across the world on Sunday weren’t limited to NFL owners and players taking a knee or locking arms.
Rico LaVelle, a Detroit artist who sang the national anthem ahead of the Lions’ game against the Atlanta Falcons, took a knee as he sang the word “brave” and raised his fist at the song’s conclusion.
The national anthem in Detroit ended on one knee pic.twitter.com/7Fi3wSjHSb
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) September 24, 2017
His move came as more than 100 players around the NFL used Sunday’s games to take a knee, lock arms or simply remain in the locker room to avoid the national anthem altogether.
The events on Sunday stemmed from President Donald Trump’s tweets and comments at an Alabama rally calling for NFL owners to fire players that take a knee during the national anthem.
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