Before the Omaha Central High School game kicked off on Friday, several cheerleaders and several band members were seen kneeling down during the national anthem.
— Sean Weide (@sweide) October 1, 2016
Our news partners at the Omaha-World Herald caught the moment the cheerleaders were kneeling down.
I'm at the Central High football game, where 6 Central cheerleaders kneeled during national anthem. pic.twitter.com/NZIgQZqVv9
— Erin Duffy (@eduff88) October 1, 2016
Members of the Central High cheerleaders are latest athletes joining in a trend that was started by San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick to protest the recent police shootings.