College football player who didn’t stand for the anthem will now watch the games from home

Rare | 10/11/2017 | Alex Thomas
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A Pennsylvania quarterback is off his college team after he knelt for the national anthem for the second game in a row.

Gyree Durante, a sophomore, is a second-string quarterback at Albright College in Reading, Pa., who said his decision to kneel was a protest against racism and social injustices in the nation. Durante, who is a native of Norristown, Pa., told NBC Philadelphia “At some point in life, there’s going to be a time when you’ve got to take a stand. For me it just happened to be on Saturday afternoon.”

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A spokeswoman for the college said the decision to stand during the anthem was agreed upon by the entire team. She says...
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