'People Are Mean To Other People Of Different Colors': 10-Year-Old Boy Takes A Knee During The Pledge Of Allegiance To Protest Racial Discrimination
February 21, 2019
A 10-year-old boy named Liam Holmes caused quite the stir when he chose to go down on one knee rather than stand during the Pledge of Allegiance at a city council meeting.
In the video, which has now gotten a lot of attention on social media, Liam Holmes could be seen taking a knee. The internet is divided, as some are wondering if this was disrespectful or if the boy should be hailed for taking a stand.
According to CBS17, Liam explained his reasons saying that:
What I did was took a knee against racial discrimination, which is basically when people are mean to other people of different colors.