Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins made a big statement without saying a word.
“Forcing team personnel to stand for the anthem and threatening those who don’t with fines is the complete, utter opposite of advancing any sort of social justice,” writes young activist Seun Babalola.
Inspired by Colin Kaepernick, a Bay Area high school cheerleading squad begins taking a knee during the national anthem, despite backlash from coaches and spectators.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the national anthem is sparking conversations about patriotism, tradition, and America’s history of racism. Now young people living in team’s home turf are grappling with whether to take their own stand.