A youth football team from Texas saw their coach fired and their football season canceled for taking a knee during the National Anthem.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the National Anthem protests "dumb" and disrespectful in an interview with Katie Couric.
President Barack Obama again defended Colin Kaepernick's right to protest during CNN's presidential town on Wednesday night.
"As a descendant of people who were denied the right to read, to now have the opportunity to serve and lead the institution that is the national symbol of knowledge, is a historic moment," Carla Hayden said at her swearing-in ceremony.
The Miami Dolphins and the Seattle Seahawks staged protests during the National Anthem at a Sunday afternoon game in Miami.