Wonder, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and first-tier music legend, first took one knee - and then both knees - during the 2017 Global Citizen Festival on September 23 at Central Park in NY.
The #takeaknee protest was initiated last season by San Francisco player Colin Kaepernick.
As Fairfax reports, while performing at the Global Citizen Festival on Saturday, the 67-year-old songwriter said he was "taking a knee for America". "Both knees in prayer for our planet, our future, our leaders of the world, and our globe", said Morris, before he cracked into his set.
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The quarterback knelt during the anthem as a move to bring attention to police violence against African Americans - a move that has been adopted by a number of National Football League players.
He did the same thing at the concert Sunday night while on stage with Dave Matthews, who joined him on both knees.
Pharrell Williams also reportedly took a knee - both knees, actually - during a performance in Virginia on September 24. The Star Trek: Discovery cast also posted a photo of themselves taking a knee before the show's premiere on Sunday night.
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Before the Atlanta Falcons-Detroit Lions game in Detroit, Rico Lavelle took a knee as he finished the song.
As noted by TMZ, an estimated 20 players from the Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens kneeled together while the anthem played before their game in London, while the Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks and Tennessee Titans announced they would not take to the field pre-anthem.
The president also called for fans of the sport to stop supporting it until the players end the protests.
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Este ano, a campanha conta com o patrocínio do Presidente da República, que no dia 4 de setembro visitou a Casa Acreditar de Lisboa.
"Many people booed the players who kneeled yesterday (which was a small percentage of total)". Trump tweeted of individuals who jeered through the national anthem.