“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” Kaepernick told NFL Media in an exclusive interview after the game. “To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.”
This was the statement Colin made after remaining seated during National Anthem. Many feel this bold move by Kaepernick could end his career but others applaud his willingness to embrace fully this heated issue.
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