colin kaepernick national anthem
Within nanoseconds after Colin Kaepernick chose to kneel during the National Anthem in protest, conservatives launched a boycott of the NFL.
Here's the thing, you don't need to agree with Kaepernick about his cause or his tactics in order to respect his right to protest, his expression of responsibility, or his intentions.
There has been so much controversy over your refusal to stand during the national anthem that I feel it is time to talk about it. Maybe I can offer you a voice to be heard on the issues and problems you feel are the root cause of your protest.
He doesn't seem to get it.
It's time for Colin Kaepernick and all these other players who refuse to stand for the national anthem to grow up and get some American pride. They're an embarrassment to football.
"They will sit there the rest of the game."
He's sold more in the last week than in the previous eight months.
"He's exercising his constitutional right to make a statement," the president said.
It's "the same way Muhammad Ali refused to fight in the Vietnam War."
No one has the moral, much less the political standing, to preach to Black people about any obligation to “honor our soldiers.”