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Jan. 30, 2023: Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, ‘In the Blink of an Eye;’ Celebrating Mozart

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Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
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March 15, 1996: Denver Nuggets guard Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf stands and prays during the national anthem before his first game back since he was suspended by the NBA on March 12, 1996, for refusing to participate in the national anthem pre-game ceremony.

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Former Denver Nugget Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf's NBA career seemed to end "In the Blink of an Eye," which is the title of his new autobiography, reflecting on his decision not to stand for the National Anthem and how it still resonates today. Then, how RTD counts change. And celebrating the artistry and genius of Mozart.