A police officer fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott, 43, on Tuesday afternoon.
San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the protests, expressing solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
An estimated 120 to 130 flights were affected during the four-hour runway closure.
'If nothing else what he's done is he's generated more conversation around some topics that need to be talked about,' president says of national anthem protest.
The 44-year-old tells Newsweek why he's supporting Hillary Clinton and college scholarships.
The protests follow the shooting of Sylville Smith by police on Saturday.
America's police officers are better trained, better educated and more diverse than their predecessors. But they've never felt more despised. Newsweek's Max Kutner talks with police and community members in Newark and across the country to reveal the complex demands on police today.
Britons asking why BLM are protesting may be unaware of justice campaigns relating to state violence.
Demonstrators blocked traffic in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Nottingham.
As the crowd roared: "Lock her up," Trump waved them off and said: "Let's defeat her in November."
"Racism is alive and kicking," says Oscar-nominated star Latifah.
She can't alienate black and progressive voters. But she also can't alienate centrists, either.