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nfl players kneel and raise fists during anthem, defying donald trump and roger goodell

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nfl players kneel and raise fists during anthem, defying donald trump and roger goodell

outspoken safety malcolm jenkins restarted his protest movement on thursday by raising a fist during the national anthem ahead of the philadelphia eagles’ preseason opener, answering the question of whether players would continue their social justice protests despite increased pressure from the league to stand down. jenkins was joined on the eagles sideline by defensive back de’vante bausby, who also raised a fist, and defensive end chris long, who draped an arm around jenkins in a sign of solidarity. jenkins has been a leader of the protest movement over the last two years, but called off his own personal protest last year after the players coalition, a group he co-founded, agreed to a partnership with the nfl in which the league wo...