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  1. Making sense of NFL players’ ‘Take a Knee’ protests

    Miscellanynews.org - College Sports 10.06 / 11:11 miscellanynews.org
    It was only 13 months ago when Colin Kaeper- nick decided to take a knee. It started out as a simple, passive and unnoticed gesture, with the 49ers quarterback choosing to sit by the Gatorade coolers during the national anthem of a meaningless preseason game. What Kaepernick’s protest would become in the weeks to follow, […
  2. Owner’s protest highlights concerns about anthem

    Miscellanynews.org - College Sports 10.06 / 11:11 miscellanynews.org
    When our land is illum’d with Liberty’s smile, If a foe from within strike a blow at her glory, Down, down, with the traitor that dares to defile The flag of her stars and the page of her story! By the millions unchain’d who our birthright have gained.We will keep her bright blazon forever unstained! [R…
  3. COMMENTARY: NFL players have a constitutional right to protest the national anthem

    Thewoodword.org - All Sports 10.06 / 10:59 thewoodword.org
    With every week in the National Football League (NFL) comes a new controversy. Players are kneeling for the national anthem again, and it is gaining a lot of nationwide attention, both positive and negative. Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick first protested the anthem last year. On Aug. 26, 2016 during a preseason game, Kaepernick sat…
  4. NFL protests: Richard Fowler wrong on Tamir Rice, Trump profanity while Shannon Sharpe attacks Alejandro Villanueva

    Theglobaldispatch.com - Celebrities 10.06 / 10:53 theglobaldispatch.com
    On Monday night, Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro appeared on Fox News Tonight with host Dana Perino and radio host Richard Fowler to discuss the controversy between President Trump and NFL players who have used the playing of the national anthem as a time to protest. Fowler kept insisting that the protests were justified because of endemic racism among [&#…
  5. University of Wisconsin Madison students protest Katie Pavlich, her defense of Second Amendment with crude, sexist phall

    Theglobaldispatch.com - U.S. 10.06 / 10:53 theglobaldispatch.com
    Free speech continues to a challenge at universities with some students at the University of Wisconsin Madison organizing a protest to conservative commentator Katie Pavlich which includes penis art, free dildos and a disgusting, sexist tone which should anger feminists. The activists with Cocks Not Glocks at UW Madison have scheduled “The Bonerfide Penis Arts Fest” to [R…
  6. Black Lives Matter protests American Civil Liberties Union

    Flathatnews.com - Education 10.06 / 10:48 flathatnews.com
    Sept. 27, Black Lives Matter protestors at the College of William and Mary interrupted “Students and the First Amendment,” a scheduled event co-sponsored by AMP and the American Civil Liberties Union. First Amendment rights have dominated national conversation in rec…
  7. Watchung Hills cheerleaders who left squad in protest return to team

    Mycentraljersey.com - Somerville 10.06 / 10:45 mycentraljersey.com
    Members of Watchung Hills Regional High School's cheerleading team quit the squad after a disagreement with a coach but have since rejoined the…
  8. Taking a knee: Protest within sports and how it applies to us

    Trinitonian.com - All Sports 10.06 / 10:36 trinitonian.com
    If you have consumed any sort of media this past week or two, chances are you have seen and heard all about the national anthem protests that are sweeping across the nation. Athletes from the NFL, MLB, WNBA and more have been ‘taking a knee’ during the national anthem, which has sparked controversy from lea…
  9. AP-NORC Poll: Disapproval for anthem protest, Trump response

    Billingsgazette.com - American football 10.06 / 10:27 billingsgazette.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans think refusing to stand for the national anthem is disrespectful to the country, the military and the American flag. But most also disapprove of President Donald Trump's calling for NFL players to be fired f…
  10. Loyal Opposition: The Protest Photos of George P. Hickey

    Thesubtimes.com - Tacoma 10.06 / 10:22 thesubtimes.com
    Tacoma, WA – The Northwest has long been familiar with protest as a form of free speech, and nationally, recent protests have been vividly recounted in the news. It is the photography that tells much of the story. On Saturday, September 30, 2017, the Washington State History Museum will open Loyal Opposition: The Protest Photos […
  11. Sports Take: NFL players take a knee in protest

    Baylorlariat.com - Football 10.06 / 09:53 baylorlariat.com
    Collin Bryant | Sports Writer It was difficult to turn on any sports television station this week and not be met with the same question: “What was your reaction to President Donald Trump’s comments on players of the NFL kneeling to the national anthem?” This issue began last Friday at a campaign for incumbent Alabama…
  12. NFL protest remain divisive subject on campus

    Alestlelive.com - Illinois (IL) 10.06 / 09:52 alestlelive.com
    With the recent racially charged incidents on campus and the national controversy over NFL players protesting police brutality by kneeling for the national anthem, it’s no surprise members of the S…
  13. Howard: I'd support USMNT teammate who protests during national anthem

    Thescore.com - Soccer 10.06 / 09:48 thescore.com
    U.S. men's national team goalkeeper Tim Howard has pledged his support to any teammate who chooses to protest during the playing of the national anthem, saying he understands why players would make that decision.While the Colorado Rapids captain affirmed he'll stand and sing - joking "audibly or inaudibly - most people hope inaudibly" - he would not have trouble coming to terms with the reasons why others may feel differently."This is America," Howard told ESPN's Sam Borden on Wednesday.…
  14. IFA Protests Over Meat Sellout

    Thecattlesite.com - Industries 10.06 / 09:48 thecattlesite.com
    IRELAND - The IFA protested yesterday morning outside the EU Commission offices in Mount Street in…
  15. Protesters Denounce Jeff Roorda at SLPOA Headquarters, Draw a Counter-Protest

    Riverfronttimes.com - Missouri (MO) 10.06 / 09:44 riverfronttimes.com
    Standing in front of the headquarters of the organization representing St. Louis police officers, activist Cori Bush pointed to the sign overhead calling the cops represented "St. Louis' finest." "This is a lie," Bush told the protesters assembled. The organization could be the city's finest, she noted — but then said that the organization's business manager, Jeff Roorda, doesn't want that. Roorda was controversial long before the protests that erupted in St. Louis…
  16. Protesting NFL Players Aren’t Being Demonized Only by Trumpers

    Thenation.com - All Sports 10.06 / 09:42 thenation.com
    Dave Zirin A column in USA Today repackages an old, ugly argument to attack protesting NFL players. The post Protesting NFL Players Aren’t Being Demonized Only by Trumpers appeared first on The N…
  17. There’s Been a Startling Shift in National Support for Protesting Players

    Thenation.com - All Sports 10.06 / 09:42 thenation.com
    Dave Zirin But we need to ask whether the original anti-racist message is getting lost in the shuffle. The post There’s Been a Startling Shift in National Support for Protesting Players appeared first on The N…
  18. How the AP-NORC poll on NFL protests was conducted

    Federalnewsradio.com - All Sports 10.06 / 09:18 federalnewsradio.com
    The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on NFL protests was conducted by NORC on Sept 28-Oct The post How the AP-NORC poll on NFL protests was conducted appeared first on…
  19. Michigan’s top cop ‘truly sorry’ for knocking NFL protests

    Federalnewsradio.com - Media 10.06 / 09:18 federalnewsradio.com
    Director of Michigan State Police meets with black lawmakers in wake of her Facebook post knocking NFL protests, says she's 'truly sorry' if she offended anyone The post Michigan’s top cop ‘truly sorry’ for knocking NFL protests appeared first on…
  20. How the AP-NORC poll on NFL protests was conducted

    Orovillemr.com - All Sports 10.06 / 08:58 orovillemr.com
    The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on NFL protests was conducted by NORC from Sept 28-Oct. 2. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 1,150 adults who are members of NORC's nationally representative AmeriSpeak panel.The original sample was drawn from respondents selected randomly from NORC's National Frame based on address-based sampling and recruited by mail, email, telephone and face-to-face…