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Nebraska Football Player: Racists Threaten To 'Lynch' Me For Kneeling During The Anthem

In an emotional speech on Monday, African-American football player Michael Rose-Ivey revealed that fans had threatened to lynch him because he declined to participate in the national anthem. At Sunday's game, the Nebraska linebacker followed the lead of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and kneeled to protest police violence during the national anthem. Rose-Ivey explained during a press conference on Monday that he had received "way more positive" responses from fans, but he found the tone of the negative feedback to be disturbing.
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