“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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