Colin Kaepernick Covers Time Magazine

The quarterback’s protest has spread throughout professional sports.

September 22, 2016

San Francisco 49er's quarterback Colin Kaepernick is featured on the most recent cover of Time Magazine taking a knee. The same position he has been taking each game this year during the national anthem in protest of his country's race relations and police-issues. The accompanying article focuses on the effect his initial protest has taken on the world of professional sports and the country as a whole. A number of current and former and NFL players were spoken to for the piece about the protests. Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins is quoted,

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“We’re not doing this made-up thing to get attention. Real lives are being lost. Real communities are being affected. The negativity comes from people’s unwillingness to digest the hard truth.”

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