University of Mississippi basketball players took a knee during the national anthem on Saturday to protest pro-confederate rallies that took place outside the arena during the game.
After the game, coach Kermit Davis and a few Ole Miss players confirmed to the news media that some members of the team knelt during the national anthem to protest a confederate rally that was taking place in Oxford.
The rally started in downtown Oxford and ended on Ole Miss campus at a
The rally was met by counter-protestors who chanted “who lost the war? You lost the war!”