Coded Language, White nationalism, Colin Kaepernick
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During the past few weeks, there’s been upset about athletes kneeling during the anthem before professional sports games. It was August 2016, when Colin Kaepernick sat down during the anthem before a game for the first time. Kaepernick was an NFL quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers at the time. After his act went viral, Kaepernick told the media he sat for “the oppression of people of color and ongoing issues with police brutality.”
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Tracy, Sam, "Kneeling for the flag" (2017). University of Maine Racial Justice Collection. 164.