SIU cheerleaders Alaysia Brandy (right) and Czarina Tinker kneel during the national anthem prior to the Salukis’ game against Illinois State at Saluki Stadium on Saturday.
SIU cheerleaders Alaysia Brandy (right) and Czarina Tinker kneel during the national anthem prior to the Salukis’ game against Illinois State at Saluki Stadium on Saturday. Byron Hetzler The Southern Illinoisan
SIU cheerleaders Alaysia Brandy (right) and Czarina Tinker kneel during the national anthem prior to the Salukis’ game against Illinois State at Saluki Stadium on Saturday. Byron Hetzler The Southern Illinoisan

SIUC cheerleaders face backlash after taking a knee during anthem

October 17, 2017 10:51 AM