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Bernie Goldberg said that NFL players' national anthem protests are no longer about police brutality or racial inequality, but defying President Donald Trump.

Goldberg explained on "America's Newsroom" that Trump needlessly turned a "little bonfire" into a "raging inferno" when he said that NFL owners should fire any "son of a b****" who disrespects the country.

"Make no mistake, these protests now are really not about perceived racial inequality or rogue cops shooting people. These are protests against Donald Trump. That's what they're about," Goldberg said.

He argued that these players would not be portrayed as heroes by the media if they were protesting the real causes of inequality in America, such as fatherlessness, which impacts African American communities in particular.

"Certain protests are acceptable in our liberal culture and certain protests are not," he concluded.

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