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Brandon Scott shows solidarity with Colin Kaepernick during City Council meeting

Brandon Scott shows solidarity with Colin Kaepernick during City Council meeting

A day after football fans watched players from various NFL teams make or not make statements during the playing of the “Star Spangled Banner” (members of the Miami Dolphins chose to kneel, the Seattle Seahawks linked arms), Baltimore City Councilmember Brandon Scott made a statement of his own.

At the start of Monday’s City Council meeting, Scott chose to stand with his hands behind his back and his head lowered during the customary recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. Scott, who represents the second district, recited the pledge—just “in a different way," he said to City Paper during Monday night’s meeting.

He was also wearing a...

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