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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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