Nebraska is normally as placid as the Platte River that flows through it. But when three members of the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers football team kneeled during the national anthem last Saturday night, the river turned to blood.
This is what Michael Rose-Ivey, DaiShon Neal, and Mohamed Barry did. After one of them let the coach know what he planned to do, the three dropped to one knee during the national anthem, linked hands, and prayed.
A Nebraska football player who along with two teammates kneeled during the national anthem before the game at Northwestern on Saturday night said he and his family have received racially charged blowback for his protest.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers, often referred to as just Huskers, are from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The university is a member of the Big Ten Conference, and the Cornhuskers compete in NCAA Division I. The conference tournamen...
Two university regents and Gov. Pete Ricketts are voicing opposition to the anthem kneel.
On Saturday, three University of Nebraska football players took a knee during the national anthem to protest injustices by police against African Americans. On Monday, senior linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey, who of the players who prot...