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FOX40 Sacramento
Slavery and the National Anthem: The Surprising History Behind Colin Kaepernick’s Protestthe first athlete to question its scope. The National Anthem’s Forgotten Lyric
Slavery and the National Anthem: The Surprising History Behind Colin Kaepernick’s Protest
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted an hour ago
the first athlete to question its scope. The National Anthem’s Forgotten Lyrics “The Star Spangled Banner” was written by Francis Scott Key in 1814 about the American victory at the Battle of Fort McHenry. We only sing the first verse, but Key... Read more
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The Hill
Kaepernick picked right fight in 'Star-Spangled Banner' beefof American history and often write about the subject in my articles and blogs.
Kaepernick picked right fight in 'Star-Spangled Banner' beef
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
of American history and often write about the subject in my articles and blogs. ADVERTISEMENT Consider these facts about Francis Scott Key, author of the national anthem: • He was a lawyer (I knew that), but also a slaveowner (I did not know... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Colin Kaepernick's seated stance deserves respect, not applause or attacksquarterback Colin Kaepernick. Everybody at a sporting event reserves the right
Colin Kaepernick's seated stance deserves respect, not applause or attacks
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 hours ago
quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Everybody at a sporting event reserves the right to act however they want during the song Francis Scott Key wrote in 1814. Those are the free expressions our country's leaders and soldiers always have fought so hard... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
'Star-Spangled Banner' writer had complex record on raceNowadays, almost no one sings the third verse of Francis Scott Key's "The Star-
'Star-Spangled Banner' writer had complex record on race
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
Nowadays, almost no one sings the third verse of Francis Scott Key's "The Star-Spangled Banner," and for good reason. The first verse, in which a young man peers into a foggy and rain-soaked dawn to find out whether his country has been conquered in... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Detour: Delta flight briefly diverted to Myrtle Beachare seeking the public's help locating a suspect they say attempted to sexually
Detour: Delta flight briefly diverted to Myrtle Beach
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
are seeking the public's help locating a suspect they say attempted to sexually assault a woman walking along the Francis Scott Key Bridge.More >> Police are seeking the public's help locating a suspect they say attempted to sexually... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Police seek help locating suspect in Key Bridge assault- Police are seeking the public's help locating a suspect they say attempted to
Police seek help locating suspect in Key Bridge assault
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
- Police are seeking the public's help locating a suspect they say attempted to sexually assault a woman walking along the Francis Scott Key Bridge. Police say a 27-year-old woman was walking toward Arlington around 2:30 a.m. Sunday when a man... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore's 'Blue Book,' a relic of 19th-century elite, persists today1888, the Blue Book has documented the whereabouts and lineages of many blue bl
Baltimore's 'Blue Book,' a relic of 19th-century elite, persists today
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
1888, the Blue Book has documented the whereabouts and lineages of many blue bloods of the area, who have included sons of Francis Scott Key, relatives of Edgar Allan Poe and the family of John Waters. But for some, who is and who is not included... Read more
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Breitbart
Gabrielle Douglas: ‘I Never Meant Any Disrespect’ for Not Placing Hand over HeartOlympic podium during the song after the Marylander heard evidence that another
Gabrielle Douglas: ‘I Never Meant Any Disrespect’ for Not Placing Hand over Heart
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
Olympic podium during the song after the Marylander heard evidence that another Mid-Atlantic tradition related to the one Francis Scott Key established had made its way to South America. “My boys from Baltimore were down at the other end,” Phelps... Read more
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Mashable
Leslie Jones packed so much sh*t for the Olympics. God bless America.America, declares. "I don't know why I'm bringing all of this shit, but it's al
Leslie Jones packed so much sh*t for the Olympics. God bless America.
Mashable / Posted 18 days ago
America, declares. "I don't know why I'm bringing all of this shit, but it's all red, white and blue. For real, dog." Someone hit up Francis Scott Key and let him know we would like Leslie Jones' joyous spoken word poetry is our new national ant... Read more
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Asian journal
The Great Gatsby’s influence on the Roaring 20s Era & The People’s Balldancer-actor Fred Astaire, gangster Al Capone, singer-songwriter-composer Georg
The Great Gatsby’s influence on the Roaring 20s Era & The People’s Ball
Asian journal / Posted 24 days ago
dancer-actor Fred Astaire, gangster Al Capone, singer-songwriter-composer George Gershwin, and the Great Gatsby author Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald. The Crash of Wall Street in 1929 brought an end to the height of the Roaring 20s era followed... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
August 1Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Brita
August 1
KTXS Abilene / Posted 28 days ago
Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. 1779: Lawyer and lyricist Francis Scott Key, who wrote the words to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," is born in what was... Read more
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KECI Missoula
August 1Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Brita
August 1
KECI Missoula / Posted 28 days ago
Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. 1779: Lawyer and lyricist Francis Scott Key, who wrote the words to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," is born in what was... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
August 1Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Brita
August 1
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 28 days ago
Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. 1779: Lawyer and lyricist Francis Scott Key, who wrote the words to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," is born in what was... Read more
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