Local civil rights activists plan protests outside Ford Field over national anthem controversy

Published May 25, 2018

Rumble "The Lions and Martha Ford can make a considerable difference in the escalation of our protest by making a statement and supporting their players," said the National Action Network's Rev. Charles Williams II who stood outside Ford Field Friday, promising to protest home games if the Lions organization doesn't oppose the NFL's new policy requiring players to stand during "The Star-Spangled Banner."