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Colin Kaepernick's Right To Protest; Movie Mayhem: The Obama Effect On Tinsel Town

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The NFL opened its season last night, amid a controversy surrounding San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has protested inequality in communities of color by refusing to stand during the playing of the national anthem. Pulitzer Prize winning journalist ER Shipp joins Tom for a conversation about protests and patriotism.

Plus, our Movie Mavens, Jed Dietz and Ann Hornaday, on this summer’s epidemic of “sequel-it is” and the Obama effect: how the first family has transformed tinsel town.  


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