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Miami Dolphins players kneel during the national anthem before their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on Nov. 13, 2017, in Charlotte, N.C. Grant Halverson/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump stands, with his hand over his heart, on the field for the national anthem before the start of the NCAA National Championship football game in January. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick stands on the field during an NFL game against the Atlanta Falcons in Santa Clara, Calif. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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My Father Stood For The Anthem, For The Same Reason That Colin Kaepernick Sits

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Canadian athletes will be singing new lyrics at sports events. Here, Benjamin Thorne of Canada celebrates after winning bronze in the Men's 20km Race Walk final at the IAAF World Athletics Championships in 2015 in Beijing. Patrick Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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Fans cheer as Hong Kong's soccer team prepares to hit the field. Hong Kong fans have taken to booing China's national anthem in recent years to protest Beijing's tightening grip over the city. China's legislature has now made it illegal to disrespect the national anthem and the law will soon be enacted in Hong Kong. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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In Hong Kong, Booing China's National Anthem Is About To Get More Risky

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Members of the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the national anthem prior to a game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on Oct. 1. Matt Kartozian/USA Today Sports/Reuters hide caption

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Your Questions About Activism In Sports, Answered

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Members of the San Francisco 49ers kneel during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, earlier this month. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (middle) knelt on the sidelines during the national anthem to protest what he saw as the oppression of African-Americans in the United States. Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images hide caption

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Ex-Green Beret And NFL Player On His Role In, Reaction To Anthem Protests

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San Francisco 49ers Eric Reid (35) and Colin Kaepernick (7) take a knee during the National Anthem prior to their season opener against the Los Angeles Rams during an NFL football game on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, in Santa Clara, CA. Daniel Gluskoter/AP hide caption

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The Washington, D.C., football team stands at attention while linked in arms during the national anthem before Monday night's game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Jamie Squire/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Black Families Watching As 'Take A Knee' NFL Protests Continue

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Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs (from left), Mike Wallace, former player Ray Lewis and inside linebacker C.J. Mosley kneel during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Ravens at Wembley Stadium in London on Sunday. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones (center), take a knee before the national anthem Monday night in Glendale, Ariz., ahead of the team's game against the Arizona Cardinals. Matt York/AP hide caption

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