Football World Reacts To Colin Kaepernick's Anthem Protest San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit while the national anthem is being played in protest of what he considers police brutality has sparked strong reaction across the sports world. Here's what some current and former players and coaches have said about the controversy:
Hundreds March In Seattle To Protest Police ShootingsThe Black Lives Matter rally Thursday evening lasted hours as people walked through the city
Hundreds To Protest At 2 Oil Refineries Near AnacortesThe three-day protest begins Friday and includes protesters in kayaks, community workshops and a three-mile march along the shores of Fidalgo Bay in front of the Tesoro and Shell refineries.
Seattle Black Lives Matter Protest Draws HundredsHundreds of people marched through downtown Seattle streets and shops as part of a Black Lives Matter protest on Black Friday.
Seattle, Like It Or Not, Becomes Shell's Arctic BaseThe arrival in Seattle Thursday of an oil rig Royal Dutch Shell is outfitting for oil exploration in the remote Arctic Ocean marks a pivotal moment for an environmental movement increasingly mobilized around climate change.
Seattle City Council Disrupted By Protests Against PoliceA Seattle City Council briefing was disrupted by people holding signs and shouting about police behavior during protests over recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers who killed black men in Missouri and New York.
Arrests During Seattle Protests Of Police KillingsSeven people were arrested during protests in Seattle over recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers who killed young black men in Missouri and New York.
Woman Chains Herself To Barrel Of Concrete, Sits On Tracks In ProtestA woman who chained herself to a barrel of concrete sat on railroad tracks in Portland Monday morning to protest oil trains
Students Stir Controversy For 'Gay Is Not OK' Shirts Protesting National Day Of SilenceStudents at a high school in Oregon City sparked controversy after wearing “Gay Is Not Ok” shirts in protest of the National Day of Silence, an event intended to bring attention to bullying against the LGBT community in schools.
$15 Minimum Wage Campaigners March On SeattleSeattle marchers joined a national walkout to demand a higher minimum wage.
Ore. Activists Join Immigration Reform FastAbout half a dozen Oregon immigrant rights activists are fasting for 24 hours to protest inaction in Congress on immigration reform.
Rainy Shutdown Protest Draws About 25 People About 25 people stood in the rain in downtown Fargo over the noon hour Monday to protest the federal government shutdown that's reached the two-week mark.