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Mich. football players' kneeling leads to school-wide diversity effort

LANSING, Mich. — Nearly four weeks after four Lansing Catholic football players started kneeling during the national anthem at games in an effort to peacefully protest against racism, the high school appears ready to address the topic head-on.
Doug Moore, the school’s principal, sent an email Saturday to all students that encourages them to be part of a “multicultural diversity student group.”
The diversity group, according to Moore’s email, will hold morning and afternoon meetings Thursday and is aimed to “create a safe space for students to talk about issues of race and ethnicity and build bridges of unity and respect.”
“Racism is real,” Moore said in the email