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August 22, 2019
by Judith Kilborn
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CNN reports on athletes recently reprimanded for taking the knee

CNN’s 8/21/19 edition reports on recent reprimands for taking the knee to protest racism, mistreatment of immigrants, and the need for gun control. In “American gold medalists reprimanded after protests at Pan American Games,” CNN discusses the fact that “two US athletes who demonstrated during separate National Anthems at a regional sports competition earlier this month have been put on probation for 12 months.”

You can check out the article and a related video at

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/08/21/sport/usa-fencer-hammer-thrower-protests-suspensions/index.html

 

 

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