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Seattle Seahawks Cornerback Jeremy Lane Sits During National Anthem

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 09.02.2016 | Sports

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane sat on a bench as the national anthem played before a preseason game against the Oakland Raiders on Thursday n...

Kaepernick Continues National Anthem Protest As Other Players Join

Reuters/HuffPost | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.02.2016 | Sports

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick knelt with his arms folded during the performance of the U.S. national anthem during a pre-season gam...

Attacking Colin Kaepernick

Khanh Ho | Posted 09.01.2016 | Impact
Khanh Ho

I've seen a lot of people posting about this quarterback who refused to stand during the national anthem as a gesture of political protest. One strain...

Reflections on the Anthropocene

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.01.2016 | Green
Robert Koehler

"However these debates will unfold, the Anthropocene represents a new phase in the history of both humankind and of the Earth, when natural forces and...

The Hypocrisy Around White People’s Outrage Over Colin Kaepernick

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 09.07.2016 | Black Voices

Colin Kaepernick’s protest of the national anthem is about as peaceful as they come which is more than can be said about the reactions that soon fol...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Calls Colin Kaepernick 'Highly Patriotic'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.31.2016 | Sports

The NBA’s all-time leading scorer knows a thing or two about political dissent. He’s been doing it since 1967, when he stood by Muhammad Ali, Bill...

'Stranger Things' Star Belts Out The National Anthem Like A Boss

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.31.2016 | Entertainment

Gaten Matarazzo, otherwise known as the precocious Dustin Henderson on “Stranger Things,” might be all fun and games on the show, but in real life...

Kaepernick's Sit-Down Aside--The Case For Standing For The National Anthem

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 08.30.2016 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Blacks have paid with their blood and earned the right to lay as much, if not more, claim to the flag and the national anthem as theirs as those among the most rabid flag waving, phony super patriot bellowing crowd. This is their America, always has been, and it's their flag and national anthem too whether they choose to stand when it's played or not.

I'm a U.S. military veteran and sitting for the National Anthem is the most American thing ever

Revelist | Posted 08.30.2016 | Sports

by Joshua M. Patton This post originally appeared on Revelist. Despite a bad season last year, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick ha...

Legendary Olympian Says He Supports Colin Kaepernick '1,000 Percent'

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 08.30.2016 | Sports

Few athletes understand what San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is enduring in the wake of his silent national anthem protest better tha...

John Legend Would Only Vote For Trump If This Happened

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.30.2016 | Entertainment

John Legend has now made it very clear that he doesn’t like the national anthem and can’t stand Donald Trump. When asked what it would take to get...

Kaepernick's a Patriot and His Critics Are Way Off Base

Ken Reed | Posted 08.29.2016 | Sports
Ken Reed

Colin Kaepernick's decision to not stand up for the playing of the national anthem is more courageous and patriotic than anything 99% of his critics h...

What Is Real Patriotism Anyway?

Michael Cade Hughes | Posted 08.29.2016 | Politics
Michael Cade Hughes

To me, true patriotism is to align oneself with the ideas this country was built upon.

Anthem-Protesting QB Now Attacking Trump And Clinton

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.29.2016 | Sports

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick went on the political offensive Sunday, throwing criticism at the presidential candidates after he re...

Why Colin Kaepernick Refused To Stand For The National Anthem Before A 49ers Preseason Game

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 08.27.2016 | Sports

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the playing of the national anthem before the team’s Friday night preseason ga...

Gabby Douglas Didn't Do Anything Wrong in Rio

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.21.2016 | Sports
Lev Raphael

Twitter went nuts when Gabby Douglas didn't put her hand over her heart as our national anthem was played at the Rio Olympics.

USAGov's Tips for National Anthem Etiquette | Posted 08.04.2016 | Sports

The 2016 Rio Olympics are here! Years of early morning workouts and late night practices finally pay off for the athletes who will represent the Unite...

Former Olympian Says He's Actually 'Glad' He Botched The National Anthem 23 Years Ago

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.02.2016 | OWN

Some people know Carl Lewis as the track and field legend who competed in four Olympics, brought home nine gold medals and once held the title of fast...

Woman Slays Singing ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ At Lincoln Memorial

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.28.2016 | Good News

Tourists at the Lincoln Memorial were treated to a major performance. A video of a tourist killing it with an impromptu rendition of the national anth...

Canada Parliament Votes To Make National Anthem Gender-Neutral

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | World

Canada's Parliament voted overwhelmingly last week to pass a bill aimed at making the country's national anthem gender-neutral. Bill C-210, which pass...

Gay Choir 'Humiliated' During San Diego Padres Game

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 05.23.2016 | Queer Voices

The San Diego Padres apologized to a gay choir, whose members said they were humiliated following a bungled performance of the national anthem before ...

Coach Brings Veterans Onto Court, Teaches Players To Honor National Anthem

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.11.2016 | Good News

One coach taught his players a lesson that's worth more than any championship. Buzz Williams, the Virginia Tech men's basketball coach, brought a gro...

The Debate on the Israeli National Anthem

Lev Hakak | Posted 03.07.2016 | Religion
 Lev Hakak

In 1877, Naftali Herts (Herz) Imber (Galicia, 1856 - New York, 1909), a young man in his early twenties, authored a Hebrew poem called "Our Hope". The...

Watch Sofía Vergara Adorably Struggle To Remember One Key U.S. Fact

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 02.11.2016 | Latino Voices

Sofía Vergara impressively got a perfect score on her U.S. citizenship test, (seriously, that’s better than how some people born in the United Stat...

Super Bowl Prop Bets and Pregame Show Predictions

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 02.04.2016 | Sports
Carey Beth Elder

There are hundreds of prop bets you can make and during the Super Bowl. Beginning with what fans will wear, how long will it take to sing the national...