MLK’s Daughter: People Didn’t Like How ‘My Father Protested Injustice Either’

The last surviving daughter of civil rights iconsMartin Luther King Jr. andCoretta Scott Kingserved up a history lesson on Twitter over the weekend in response to those who were angry overNFL players protestingduring the national anthem.

Bernice Kingsaid people didn’t approve of her father’s protests, either. 

Her tweets came after PresidentDonald Trumpsaid any NFL player who takes a knee in protest is a “son of a bitch” and called on team owners to fire those players. 

Some Trump supportersechoed the president’s attacks

King, who was 5 when her father was assassinated in 1968, said he dealt with the same kind of criticism.

Here are some of her tweets, including one that shows her father taking a knee in prayer with his fellow protesters:

This article originally appeared on HuffPost.