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Watch: Aretha Franklin’s 5-Minute Thanksgiving National Anthem

Soul legend Aretha Franklin donned a Lions beanie and belted out the National Anthem ahead of Detroit’s home game against the Minnesota Vikings on Thanksgiving, delivering one of the longest renditions of “The Star-Spangled Banner” in recent memory.

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Louisiana Police Refuse Football Game Patrols after Players Kneel

KENNER, Louisiana – A number of Louisiana police officers are refusing to work patrols at Bonnabel High School football games after a majority of players knelt during the National Anthem, taking the gesture from NFL player Colin Kaepernick.

Colin Kaepernick at Castlemont High (Castlemont Football / Twitter)

Colin Kaepernick Takes Anthem Protest to Local High School

Second-string San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took his national anthem protest to a local high school on Friday night, joining Castlemont High School’s football team in boycotting the Star-Spangled Banner before the game.

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Stephen Curry Supports Colin Kaepernick

NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, who passed up the chance to represent the United States at the 2016 Olympics, has come out in support of 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his continued refusal to stand for the national anthem.

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John Legend: Star-Spangled Banner is a ‘Weak Song’

Singer and serial Donald Trump-basher John Legend weighed in on the Colin Kaepernick-inspired controversy surrounding the National Anthem on Twitter this week, calling “The Star-Spangled Banner” a “weak song.”