Mississippi State football

Mississippi State football players gather at Unity Park in downtown Starkville to protest social injustice in America on Thursday afternoon. (Twitter photo, for Starkville Daily News)

The college scene is now joining the movement as Mississippi State followed up Kentucky from earlier in the day as the Wildcat football team walked out of practice as a team. The university’s official football account put out a statement that read: “United. To promote influence to the public, learn, understand and embrace our racial, cultural and spiritual differences and similarities."

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