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Former NFL football star Colin Kaepernick started an epidemic during the 2016 preseason games when he began protesting the national anthem. On Aug. 14 and Aug.20, Kaepernick went unnoticed while sitting during the national anthems in his first two games as a San Francisco 49er. He was not in uniform and did not play duringthese games. The third game, however on Aug. 26, he gained national attention. The 49ers released a statement later that night confirming he sat during the anthem.
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Sylvester, Haley, "Goodell releases new statement about NFL protests" (2017). Social Justice: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. 31.
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