Thursday, September 29, 2016
Green issues message affirming student-athletes’ right to peacefully protest
In a Sept. 28 message to campus, Chancellor Ronnie Green reiterated the university’s commitment to freedom of speech, diversity of thought, and inclusiveness. Green’s message, which responded to recent public discussions, affirmed the rights of Husker football players Michael Rose-Ivey, Mohamed Barry and DaiShon Neal to protest racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem before the Sept. 24 game with Northwestern University.
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