The Line: Some Lobos “Take The Knee”

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October 6, 2017 – When the UNM band started playing “The Star Spangled Banner” unexpectedly during a shortened halftime, some Lobo football players knelt as a protest against racial injustice, becoming the first college team to cause an uproar for this action, locally and nationally.  Gene Grant and the Line panelist tackle the debate over this form of peaceful protest.

Line Panelists:
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Andy Lyman, reporter for NM Political Report
Sophie Martin, attorney
Dan McKay, reporter for the Albuquerque Journal

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