Before Colin Kaepernick protested national anthem, NBA star Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf did same in his own way

ESPN | on Tue, Feb 14, 4:59 PM

When Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf arrived earlier this month in Michigan for a speaking engagement, only a week had passed since President Trump announced a travel ban against immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The action had sparked international protests, a clash between the judicial and executive branches and heightened fears within the world's second-largest religious population.Abdul-Rauf's visit to Michigan felt exceedingly timely -- at the confluence of an amplifi...

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