PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) -- Friday was the season opener for the football team from Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey.
As many professional players have done, the young men decided to take a stand on social injustice by taking a knee.
Members of the Eastside Ghosts knelt as the National Anthem played before their game against the Passaic Indians.
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Eastside's players decided unanimously to take a knee before every game this season after hearing an inspiring talk from a local social worker about racial equality and the fight for justice.
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