Team of 8-year-old football players kneel in protest during National Anthem

Inspired by unsigned NFL player Colin Kaepernick, a team of 8-year-old football players knelt in protest of police violence against black people during the National Anthem ahead of a game held Sunday in Belleville, Illinois.

Their demonstration comes in the wake of the Friday acquittal of a Jason Stockley, a white former St. Louis police officer who shot and killed a 24-year-old black driver named Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011. The decision has prompted days of protests against police...

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