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Opinion Piece


Nina Mahaleris

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The Maine Campus

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Abstract/ Summary

San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, has recently become heavily scrutinized by both the media and the American public after his refusal to stand for the national anthem out of protest against systemic injustice. His actions have now erupted a nation-wide debate about what exactly is acceptable as “peaceful protest.” In fact, it can be said that the movement as a whole was ill-conceived. Should we, the American public, allow and encourage this type of anti-patriotism?


Content captured from The Maine Campus website by by Kimberly Sawtelle, Library Specialist CLIII, on January 16, 2021.


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