Taking A Knee Is a Protest and An Expression of Grief

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There’s nothing quite like the start of the NFL . In September the weather is nicer, the season is wide open with possibilities, and life is beginning to wind down. It’s also my birthday month, but I promise that’s never swayed my opinion of the beginning of fall.

I was never much a fan of football growing up, even though my brother played it throughout high school and…