A picture is worth a 1,000 words.
49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick attended Castlemont’s high school football game in Oakland on Friday night, and while he knelt during the national anthem, players laid flat on their backs with their hands up.
Kaepernick came to Oakland, CA. He kneeled on one knee, players laid on their back with hands up during the Anthem. pic.twitter.com/Cae4sTopac
— Kirk Morrison (@kirkmorrison) September 24, 2016
Social unrest in the country has been all over the news this week. Police shootings in Tulsa and Charlotte have spawned protesting and event riots.
Kaepernick will grace the cover of the upcoming TIME magazine. While he was named the NFL’s most disliked player earlier this week, he’s had his supporters. Members of the rival Seattle Seahawks and even his own head coach Chip Kelly have staunchly supported his method of protest and his message.
Kaepernick also addressed the Castlemont players before the game in the locker room.