Oakland School Band Takes Knee During National Anthem Before A’s Game
The Oakland Unified School District’s Honor Band took a knee while playing “The Star Spangled Banner” at O.co Coliseum on Tuesday night.
“The OUSD Honor Band played the National Anthem before tonight’s Oakland A’s game,” the district’s Facebook page noted. “Toward the end of the song, most of the 155 middle and high school students took a knee in protest against police brutality and unfair treatment of people of color in America. The crowd responded with enthusiastic applause.” – READ MORE