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National Women's Soccer League Start Tournament Protesting Racial Injustice

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Published on June 28, 2020 - Duration: 00:32s

National Women's Soccer League Start Tournament Protesting Racial Injustice

The National Women’s Soccer League began it’s short 2020 season in Herriman, Utah.

During the national anthem, players from the North Carolina Courage and the Portland Thorns FC took a knee.

According to CNN, the players were wearing Black Lives Matter shirts.

In an online statement the teams said they were protesting “racial injustice, police brutality and systemic racism.

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North Carolina Courage

American women's soccer club

Portland Thorns FC

soccer team and National Women's Soccer League franchise in Portland, Oregon, USA

Black Lives Matter

Social movement originating in the United States
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