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ACLU, NAACP and more send letter to Goodell to voice grievances against NFL anthem policy

ACLU, NAACP and more send letter to Goodell to voice grievances against NFL anthem policy

A coalition of Baltimore native and civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson, the ACLU, the NAACP, the Arab American Institute and more sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday to relay grievances against the league’s new NFL anthem policy, per USA Today’s report.

The rule would compel football players who would kneel in protest during the playing of the national anthem to stay in the locker room during the anthem, rather than be on the field. President Donald Trump is a fan of the policy, igniting league-wide...

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