Watch: 7 National Anthem Performances that Stunned Audiences

While it has become a source of controversy at sporting events over the last few years, singing the national anthem, derived from the work of Francis Scott Key, remains one of America’s most favored and timeless traditions.

Whether it is performed by a Grammy award-winning artist or an ordinary American, a performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” is a time when almost all Americans put their differences aside to honor the men and women who defend this nation.

In no particular order, here are seven renditions of America’s national anthem that not to be missed. Watch the videos HERE.

Black Lives Matter Blocks Light Rail Train to Super Bowl Stadium

By Jim Hoft

The protesters are blocking the light rail to US Bank Stadium in Minnesota hours before the Super Bowl.

The protesters chained themselves together to block the light rail to the stadium.
They have chained themselves together to block the light rail station.

They blocked the train.

One protester locked her neck to the railing

The protesters are calling for a police free world. Continue reading at