Reflections: National anthem protests bring opposing views

In 2016, football player Colin Kaepernick started a national dialogue by kneeling during the national anthem to protest perceived racial injustice in the United States. When President Donald Trump harshly criticized football players who kneel during the national anthem in September of 2017, the act gained a second wind, with more players taking part in the protest than ever before. Lakeland students shared their stances on the protests. Click the slideshow to read on.

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