His right hand over his heart, U.S. President Donald Trump seemingly butchered the national anthem while standing near the 40-yard line before the college football championship game in Atlanta on Monday night.
While Trump sat inside the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta along tens of thousands to watch Alabama crush Georgia, members of different groups showed up in the cold rain to protest the president.
His visit comes nearly exactly a year after Trump tweeted that Atlanta is "horrible" and "crime infested", drawing heavy pushback from several local officials.
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"I hope that this moment will serve as a reminder of the constant work to realize Dr. King's dream of building the Beloved Community - a community at peace with itself and our neighbors", Lewis said. They plan to "take a knee against Trump" outside CNN's world headquarters shortly before Trump arrives two hours prior to kickoff.
In the 2016 election voters in Fulton County, which includes most of Atlanta, supported Hillary Clinton over Trump by more than 2 to 1.
The problem Trump and his supporters had with the protests during "The Star-Spangled Banner" was never that people were politicizing the anthem; it was that the wrong people were politicizing the anthem.
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The Atlanta chapter of the NAACP also says it wants to see protests of Trump's presence in Atlanta - not just outside the stadium but inside as well. But that he chose this particular game, between the University of Alabama and University of Georgia, reveals something about Trump's preferred terrain for waging his culture wars.
Still, they said, "we will not let the President's visit go without a response".
Atlanta's NAACP chapter said on its Facebook page that it wants fans inside the stadium for the College Football Playoff title game to wave white towels "simulating a blizzard".
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