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The N.B.A.’s New Brand of Activism

Last month, as an increasing number of professional athletes followed the lead of Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, by sitting or kneeling during the national anthem, the National Basketball Association and the National Basketball Players Association together issued a memo to the league’s players, soliciting ideas for creating “positive change.” The memo informed players that the league and the union were working together to formulate their own suggestions.
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