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    Standing Against the Anthem and the Re-Emergence of Student Activism

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    Football player sits in defiance of the US National Anthem, student activist return to school, and historical connections between movements.

    On this episode of "By Any Means Necessary" host Eugene Puryear is joined by Aurelia Williams, organizer, activist, and student at Georgia State University, Bryan Weaver, Founder and Executive Director of Hoops Sagrado, Tracye Redd, Organizer with Black Youth Project 100 DC to talk about SF 49er's Quarterback Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand during the national anthem, what to expect from student organizer's across America now that school is back in session, the historical connections between movements and what we'll see from the movement for black lives heading into the fall.

    The group also talks about the Dakota Access Pipeline, old school basketball, and the inability for the mainstream media to grasp and properly cover uprisings and black liberation in America.

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