Tag : 911
title : Seattle Seahawks Announce 'Unity Plan' For National Anthem on Sept. 11
summary : After recent hullabaloo about several Seattle Seahawks' team members saying they were considering protesting the national anthem over civil rights concerns when the team faces the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists' attacks, the rest of the team decided on a plan of action -- one of interlocking arms and standing during the anthem as a sign of unity, Seahawks' receiver Doug Baldwin said in a Facebook 42-second video released Saturday (Sept. 10). "Progress can and will be made only if we stand together," he calmly stated.
date : Sep 10, 2016 06:59 PM EDT
title : 9/11 Day Prompts Clinton, Trump to Pause Public Politics For Sept. 11 Tribute Instead
summary : Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaign representatives confirmed they halted television ads for the anniversary tribute of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, keeping with a tradition of avoiding partisan presidential politics on 9/11. The New York-based nonprofit, 9/11 Day, sent letters to presidential candidates, asking them to stop their public political activities for Sunday's observance; the group instead encourages a national focus on service and remembrance.
date : Sep 10, 2016 12:59 PM EDT