Special Reports

At Kent State, a Different Kind of Demonstration Wins Over Critics

Frank Jansky, Icon Sportswire

Fans from diverse backgrounds join members of the Kent State men’s basketball team on the court for the national anthem 
in what has become a regular demonstration to promote unity.
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Dozens of college athletes nationwide have knelt, raised a fist, or sat down during the national anthem in recent months, a spectacle designed to call attention to racial injustices in the United States.

In November, the men’s basketball team at...

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