“The Bible talks very explicitly in Proverbs about being the voice of the voiceless and speaking up for the vulnerable."
A year after NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick began taking a knee during the national anthem to protest racism against black Americans, demonstrators came together in New York City to stand in solidarity with him.
Because no more important backup position exists in the NFL than at quarterback.
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This military family dressed their baby up in support of Colin Kaepernick.
San Francisco had dealt with so much negativity since last season and wanted to come out strong to shut up their naysayers.
Protest is woven through the fabric of American society.
In recent times when racism, bigotry, hate, xenophobia, Islamophobia and police brutality have increased in America, Kaepernick's stand has given hope in a better America as he calls to America's conscience.
It has been over a week now since Colin Kaepernick sat during the playing of the National Anthem prior to an NFL Exhibition game. He was protesting discrimination against African Americans and police brutality in the United States.
We don't owe the troops thanks for preserving our freedoms; we owe them an apology, a huge apology, for tricking them into wars that were not in their interests or the country's.
He was joined by an injured teammate before the second game and by one other player on another team. Gee, that's all you got pro football? Where is the NFLPA, the players' union, in all this?
The quarterback ignited controversy with his protest over racial injustice and police violence.
"I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," the quarterback said.