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Lions fan called the 'N word' on social media after her national anthem protest

Posted at 3:25 PM, Sep 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-12 11:27:31-04

A Detroit woman is speaking out after a local business owner used the "N word" to shame her national anthem protest on Facebook.

Stacey Graham is a Lions season ticket holder. She's been sitting for the national anthem since last year because she disagrees with the third verse of the "Star Spangled Banner," which mentions slavery.

Graham attended the Lions' game on Sunday, and again sat for the anthem. Later that day picture of her protest showed up on Facebook that  included the caption, “you wanna sit down for the national anthem? You don’t like out country the get the “f***k” outtt”  

The post also included the words “Ignorant N*****s” over the picture. 

The post was written by David Doptis who owns a business in Pontiac, Michigan called Restaurant Liquidation Auctions. 

Efforts to reach Doptis by home and at his home in Bloomfield Township were not successful.