Ole Miss players kneel in response to Confederacy rally

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Eight Ole Miss men’s basketball players kneeled during the national anthem Saturday, in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena, according to the Associated Press.
Moments before their game against Georgia, both teams formed lines for the anthem and when The Star-Spangled Banner began tp play, six of the players from the “Rebels” took a knee.

Toward the end of the anthem, two other teammates decided to joined them.

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