National Anthem Singer Bows on Knee for Anthem, Wore Black Lives Matter Shirt

Symbolic activism, but will anything come from it?

Before a Heat-76ers game at Miami’s AmericanAirlines Arena, Denasia Lawrence stood at midcourt as an announcer asked the crowd to rise while introducing her. She then unbuttoned her turquoise jacket, revealing a “Black Lives Matter” shirt underneath, got on one knee and performed the song.

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