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Kaepernick: Hot-Button QB

By Jojo Dominick

We asked two members of our team to write columns giving their opinion of Colin Kaepernick’s protest of The Star Spangled Banner.  941 more words

Kaepernick: Right message, wrong platform

By George Gerbo

We asked two members of our team to write columns giving their opinion of Colin Kaepernick’s protest of The Star Spangled Banner.  823 more words

Children and "The Star Spangled Banner"

Bringing our National Anthem to Life

Few books have the power to move young students and make a difference; this one does. Whenever I sing our National Anthem with children, I pull out my well-loved and very worn book, … 635 more words

Thank You, Grandpa

Friday is Veterans Day, and it is a time to be grateful for and to personally thank all the brave men and women who have risked their lives to protect our country. 533 more words

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Giving our Allegiance

It was a quiet statement, probably unnoticed by the people standing next to me. One hand holding the Sunday hymnal, one hand holding onto the church pew in front of me, knees shaking slightly at what felt like disobedience, I scanned the creeds and hymns to see which parts I could honestly say or sing. 449 more words

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Poll: 'Profound' Racial Divide Over Anthem Protests Popularized By Kaepernick

WASHINGTON (CBS / AP) — White Americans by large numbers disapprove of athletes protesting during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” according to a new poll. 329 more words

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OH YES THEY DID: James Madison University Distributes Seven-Page Speech Guide

’35 dumb things well-intended people say’ list passed out to James Madison University student orientation leaders.

Student leaders of this year’s freshman orientation at James Madison University were given a list of 35 things they should avoid saying, including phrases such as “you have such a pretty face,” “love the sinner, hate the sin,” “we’re all part of the human race,” “I treat all people the same,” “it was only a joke,” “I never owned slaves,” and “people just need to pick themselves up by their bootstraps,” among other expressions. 528 more words

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