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Stand for Kaepernick, NFL Protest - Photo By Bud Korotzer

In Photos — Thousands Stand (Kneel) in Support of Nfl Player’s Right to Dissent

By News & Current Affairs

On Wednesday August 23rd, people gathered at the offices of the National Football League [NFL| in Manhattan NYC. By some accounts 3-4 thousand people attended. The rally was in support of quarterback, Colin Kaepernick who refused to stand for the Star Spangled Banner prior to the beginning of the football game but instead choose to kneel rather than pay homage to the flag that represents the racism which is so prevalent against the Black population in the United States, especially in the murder of Black people by police, a crime that goes unpunished. As a result of his doing…

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