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Taking a stand — or a knee — on the National Anthem

Various teams at Cleveland take a knee or stand during the national anthem. Photos by Jaden Rapaport. Graphic by Lily Beeson-Norwitz

By Sophie Weir and Lily Tewfik

October 31, 2017

Last year, Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem, protesting police brutality ag...

Senior Sione Ofa raises his hand during the national anthem protesting the oppression of people of color. Assistant Coach John Taylor has his hand raised out of a tradition of his, unrelated to any protest.

The Star Spangled Banner: To sit or stand

September 30, 2016

What started out as a lone protester has spread across the country. Citizens across the nation are joining C...

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