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Four Rochester Community and Technical College football players kneel during the national anthem Saturday at Rochester Regional Stadium before they played Dakota College at Bottineau.

Photo courtesy of Chuck Siefert
Protests follow RCTC players' decision to kneel

By Matthew Stolle
mstolle@postbulletin.com


Four Rochester Community and Technical College football players knelt for the national anthem prior to RCTC’s Saturday afternoon game, in apparent protest against police brutality and racial injustice against African Americans.

The protest action generated little response from people in the stands, judging from the observations of people at the game. There were no cheers or boos or any kind of reaction at all, they say.

However, Chuck Siefert, a retired RCTC coach, took exception to the protest action and walked out of the stadium. He later posted ...

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