“Colin Kaepernick Is Exercising His Constitutional Right,” President Obama Says

President Barack Obama spoke out about the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick while at the G20 summit meeting in Hangzhou. Kaepernick’s decision has outraged many over the past few weeks and the NFL player said that he will continue his protest of sitting out the anthem at the start of games indefinitely.

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Everyone Loves Colin Kaepernick, Until He Takes A Stand Against Racism and Social Injustice

“I’m going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed,” Kaepernick said Sunday at his locker. “To me this is something that has to change. When there’s significant change and I feel like that flag represents what it’s supposed to represent, this country is representing people the way that it’s supposed to, I’ll stand.”

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Hundreds Of NFL Players Protest Trump’s Harsh Comments

“We’re football players, we’re football coaches. We’re not participating in the anthem today. Not to be disrespectful to the anthem, but to remove ourselves from this circumstance,” Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin told CBS News. “People shouldn’t have to choose. If a guy wants to go about his normal business and participate in the anthem, he shouldn’t have to be forced to choose sides. If a guy feels the need to do something, he shouldn’t be separated from his teammate who chooses not to. So we’re not participating today.”

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How Effective Is An NFL Boycott?

Our guest Dr. Greg Carr, chair of the Department of Afro American Studies at Howard University, gave us some insight into whether the NFL boycott is effective or not, the impact ratings could have on the organization and advertisers, and what’s potentially next.

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Seahawks’ Michael Bennett Remains Seated During National Anthem

“I think the players have spoken up enough. I think the media has spoken up. It just takes the ownership for someone to say we want this guy in our locker room. I think a lot of teams, like we said before, were really affected by what he did and what he did this year. It wasn’t criminal,” Bennett said.

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