“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color…To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way.”-Colin Kaepernick
We should praise Colin Kaepernick more than we do. He is protesting the evilness this country has possessed since Trump took office. This weekend has highlighted the league’s protest following Trump’s comments about players like Colin “disrespecting the flag.”
In reality, Trump has disrespected the flag and every single thing this country stands for. Players like Kaepernick are standing up for basic elements of freedom every human being deserves. It is my duty as a citizen to stand with Kaepernick and all those who support him because my pride will come when there is equality for all.