“‘I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,’ Kaepernick told NFL Media in an exclusive interview after the game. ‘To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.'” [nfl.com]
Colin Kaepernick refused to stand
When the national anthem was played.
He got mixed reaction across the land
But his point he effectively made.