Just about four years have gone since previous San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick first challenged racial bad form in the United States by bowing during the national hymn.
In the time since, numerous players have joined Kaepernick in dissenting, while Kaepernick himself – in the wake of quitting his 49ers agreement – stays without a group.
There has been analysis by US President Donald Trump, rules to fine groups whose players bow presented – and afterward put on pause – and even a claim.
Be that as it may, just presently has the NFL made a U-turn on its position, saying it was “off-base” for not permitting players to dissent.
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It comes after the passing of unarmed African American George Floyd, who kicked the bucket on 25 May while being controlled by a white cop in Minneapolis. His passing has started dissents over the US and around the world.
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26 August, 2016
What was the deal? Kaepernick sits on the seat during the national song of praise before the 49ers’ pre-season home game against the Green Bay Packers.
“I won’t rise up to show pride in a banner for a nation that persecutes dark individuals and ethnic minorities,” he tells media.
What did the NFL state? “Players are urged however not required to remain during the playing of the national song of praise.”