Systemic racism, Colin Kaepernick, White privilege
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Sometimes it’s just best to keep your mouth shut, follow suit and do the right thing. Perhaps nobody is as unacquainted with this valuable life lesson and in need of such conscientious advice as Colin Kaepernick, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback who refused to stand for the national anthem during a pre-season football game because of our country’s alleged mistreatment of minorities, in his own words. Prior to a pre-season bout against the Green Bay Packers last week, Kaepernick sat on the bench while our country’s anthem played. After the contest, Kaepernick was asked by NFL media reporters on his decision to remain seated while the song played.
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Posik, Jacob, "Kaepernick saga telling of America's racial divides" (2016). University of Maine Racial Justice Collection. 160.