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Taking a stand by refusing to stand: some thoughts on kneeling for the National Anthem

By Emily Wunderlich On Aug. 26, 2016, Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the National Anthem before a pre-season game. Now, over a year later, political tensions have resurfaced after President Trump profanely criticized other athletes who have joined Kaepernick in protesting the anthem. Many NFL teams responded by kneeling, […]

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Celebrities Should Raise Their Voices For Social Justice

Amidst a plague of social injustice, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem and instead kneeled on the sidelines. This prompted backlash from many on social media. Among them was “Final Thoughts” host and conservative Tomi Lahren, who continually used a ‘straw man’ argument to say that Kaepernick doesn’t […]

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