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Notes: Detroit Lions honor legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Both current and former players took to social media to honor the life and legacy of Dr. King.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addressing crowd of demonstrators outside the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Photo by Francis Miller/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images

Many Detroit Lions past and present took to social media Monday to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Many of the ideas Dr. King spoke on have been highlighted this past year. Earlier this summer the Detroit Lions cancelled practice to discuss social justice issues, making a powerful statement before media with a board that read “We won’t be silent.”

Matthew Stafford, known for keeping to himself off the field, penned an entire article for The Players’ Tribune on why he felt it was important to speak out on these issues.

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