Taking A Knee
Yankees, Nationals, Giants and Dodgers players and staff knelt before the national anthem at season openers to show support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Lt. Robert Cattani said his decision to kneel “goes against every principle and value I stand for.”
The commissioner is backtracking from the football league's original stance that players should not be allowed to peacefully protest during the national anthem.
Protests over the discipline led to the resignation of Kennesaw State University's president and a settlement for student Tommia Dean.
The quarterback shared a video from his impromptu workout on Nov. 16 amid disagreements with the NFL over its original arrangement.
The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback has been out of the league since the season when he began to protest racial injustice, becoming a civil rights leader.
Kaepernick filed his grievance against the NFL in 2017, accusing team owners of violating the league’s collective bargaining agreement.
The NFL honored civil rights heroes, while Kaepernick has remained unsigned after protesting racial injustice.
The North Carolina man retrieved a shotgun after two sons began to fight while arguing about protests during the national anthem.
The San Francisco game against the Raiders marks the first time an NFL cheerleader publicly joined Colin Kaepernick’s protest against racial injustice.