Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch (24) sat out the national anthem before an NFL exhibition on Saturday, and it created barely a ripple.
Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch (24) sat out the national anthem before an NFL exhibition on Saturday, and it created barely a ripple. Rick Scuteri AP
Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch (24) sat out the national anthem before an NFL exhibition on Saturday, and it created barely a ripple. Rick Scuteri AP
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NFL anthem protests, Charlottesville tragedy point to a truth: Something must change

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