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Black Power Fists Were Raised During NFL’s Opening Weekend

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The first Sunday of the NFL season happened to be the fifteenth anniversary of 9/11, which meant flag waving and un-ironic appeals to American exceptionalism were up 15,000 percent. The visibly patriotic staging didn’t deter players from following Colin Kaepernick‘s lead and protesting the national anthem, though. Throughout the day, they showed their support for the quarterback’s political statement…