Was Colin Kaepernick justified in his protest against racial prejudice in the USA?
Given that social inequality is an ongoing issue in America, the President should handle every situation like this with care, yet this doesn’t seem to be the case with Donald Trump
Prohibits the making of any law respecting an establishment of religion, impeding the free exercise of religion, abridging the freedom of speech, infringing on the freedom of the press, interfering with the right to peaceably assemble, or prohibiting the petitioning for a governmental redress of grievances.
Although highly controversial, Kaepernick has the full right to protest for what he believes in – he has not broken any laws, and he has not harmed anyone through his actions
“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 said in an interview with NFL Media afterwards. “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.”
What does this all mean for America, and what is my opinion on this story?
So what does this all mean for America? The answer to that question may have to wait, but one thing here is certain; people will unite, people will become more active in this issue, because just as Mr. King said, nothing unites Americans like sports, guns, race, and politics.