Taking A Knee
After a day of excluding photos of protesting athletes, the IOC said in a statement that it will include them from now on.
A man announcing a high school playoff game was angry when players from one of the teams kneeled during the national anthem.
Yankees, Nationals, Giants and Dodgers players and staff knelt before the national anthem at season openers to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Lt. Robert Cattani said his decision to kneel “goes against every principle and value I stand for.”
The commissioner is backtracking from the football league's original stance that players should not be allowed to peacefully protest during the national anthem.
Protests over the discipline led to the resignation of Kennesaw State University's president and a settlement for student Tommia Dean.
The quarterback shared a video from his impromptu workout on Nov. 16 amid disagreements with the NFL over its original arrangement.
The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has been out of the league since the season when he began to protest racial injustice, becoming a civil rights leader.
Kaepernick filed his grievance against the NFL in 2017, accusing team owners of violating the league’s collective bargaining agreement.
The NFL honored civil rights heroes, while Kaepernick has remained unsigned after protesting racial injustice.