Oakland Unified Honor Band members take knee while playing national anthem at A's game

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Many members of the Oakland Unified School District Honor Band made a statement during Tuesday night's A's game by taking a knee while playing the national anthem. (KGO-TV)

Students at Oakland Unified School District made a statement this week against police brutality.

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Some members of the OUSD Honor Band took a knee Tuesday night while playing the national anthem at an Oakland Athletics game.

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In a Facebook post Wednesday, the school district says the students were making a statement of solidarity and that "OUSD is proud of our thoughtful and courageous students. #iamOUSD"

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