“NFL Players Protest Trump And Racism In Games Across The Country”

HUFFINGTON POST

“All eyes were on the NFL Sunday ― but not just for what happened after the kickoffs.

NFL players throughout the country demonstrated before their games in defiance of President Trump’s harsh criticism of athletes who kneel during the national anthem. Former San Fransisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick spearheaded the movement last season as a way to call out racism. In a Friday speech in Alabama, Trump called such players “sons of bitches,” and then doubled down on his criticism in a series of follow-up posts on Twitter.”  MORE