It’s not like we have any shortage of current events to kick-off important classroom discussions on race and racism, but the NFL’s decision today to penalize teams who have members protesting during the national anthem does provide a high-interest opportunity.

You can find many related resources at The Best Resources For Teaching & Learning About The National Anthem Protests.

Here are articles about today’s decision:

New NFL policy: Teams to be fined if players kneel during anthem is from NBC News.

The N.F.L. Kneels to Trump is from The NY Times.