High School Students Explain Why They Protest Anthems and Pledges

Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit or take a knee during the national anthem exploded into a national conversation about race. Here, high school students tell us why they sit or kneel during the national anthem or the Pledge of Allegiance — or why they...

Taking a Knee at Ann Arbor City Council, Far From N.F.L. Spotlight

Four council members in Michigan repeated a gesture that has ignited debate about patriotism and protest.

N.F.L. Players May Have an Ally in Their Protests: Labor Law

In a debate over how far workers can go in banding together without retribution by their employers, many experts say showing solidarity is a legal right.

High Schools Threaten to Punish Students Who Kneel During Anthem

Schools on Long Island and in Louisiana have cautioned students against protesting. And in public schools, such directives run up against students’ First Amendment rights.