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'Idol' alum Jessica Sanchez takes a knee after singing anthem at Chargers game

'Idol' alum Jessica Sanchez takes a knee after singing anthem at Chargers game

American Idol alum Jessica Sanchez extended her reputation as a budding political activist when she took a knee as she finished singing the national anthem just before the start of Sunday's Chargers/Raiders game at the Oakland Coliseum.

The 22-year-old Chula Vista native, who now lives in Los Angeles, took a knee to protest social injustice after singing the line "and the home of the brave" at the conclusion of her...

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