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Letter: ‘Star Spangled Banner’ still our only national anthem

Letter: ‘Star Spangled Banner’ still our only national anthem

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New England Patriots stand during the singing of "Lift Every Voice and Sing" before an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Regarding “Racial injustice themes filled empty NFL stadiums. See Sunday’s most striking gestures.” (Sept. 14): The last time I checked, African-Americans are a people and not a nation. I’m referring to “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” which has been called the Black national anthem. America’s National Anthem is for everybody. I thought we were supposed to be inclusive and not exclusive. What’s next? An Asian or Hispanic national anthem?

Pattie Lawson • Des Peres

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