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Video: High school team kneels during national anthem

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Ever since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines by protesting racial inequality and systemic racism in the country during the national anthem, there has been a movement in the country.

It has reached all the way to the high school level with one team showing unity in protest.

Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington decided to join the protest Saturday night when they all took a knee during the national anthem. They were also joined by a few of the opposing players for West Seattle High School.

It was a sight to behold.

Whether you agree with the method of protest, you have to commend these high schoolers for banding together and showing complete unity with each other. Garfield head coach Joey Thomas commented on their decision after the game.

“This came from them,” Thomas told KING 5. “This came from the kids. Now don’t get me wrong, I support it 110 percent and that’s where my mind and heart was, but this is what they wanted. And I think that’s what makes this so special. This is student driven.”

It is incredible to see that these young players are so willing to take the criticism for what they did to try and help make a point and a difference in the United States.

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