Football players in the once-reluctant league protested against racism and police brutality by kneeling, raising fists or staying off the field for the national anthems.
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Former President Barack Obama gave a starkly political eulogy for John Lewis, in which he criticized the Trump administration and called for voting rights reform.
"Though I am gone, I urge you to answer the highest calling of your heart and stand up for what you truly believe."
Trump had nothing on his schedule until mid-afternoon Thursday – as Barack Obama was about to take the stage at the civil rights leader’s memorial service.
“I’ve come here today because I, like so many Americans, owe a great debt to John Lewis and his forceful vision of freedom," the former president said.
The attorney general faced sharp questions and criticism from Democratic lawmakers at a House Judiciary Committee hearing.