Ole Miss Basketball Players Kneel During National Anthem in Protest of Nearby Pro-Confederacy Rally

Several Ole Miss basketball players knelt during the national anthem Saturday afternoon, before a game against the University of Georgia that was played about a mile away from a Mississippi pro-Confederacy rally. Hundreds of Confederate 901 and Hiwaymen protestors marched through Oxford, Mississippi at the same time the game began, according to Clarion-Ledger reporter Nick Suss, who was live-tweeting the event. Counter protestors joined the march through the University of Mississippi campus, according to Suss.