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Chiefs Player Raises Fist During National Anthem on 9/11


Not everyone is following Colin Kaepernick’s lead in kneeling for the national anthem, but the movement is evolving as players make statements in their own fashion.

Marcus Peters, a second-year cornerback with the Chiefs, raised a single fist throughout the playing of the song honoring America for Sunday’s home game against San Diego. He stood at the end of a linked Chiefs contingent, and his spare arm was raised in the air in clear demonstration. There is a long history of the Black Power movement associated with the raised fist, but Peters has not explained his actions yet. – READ MORE

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