San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid, left, and quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneel during the national anthem before the Monday night game against the Los Angeles Rams. The dozen or so NFL players who have joined Kaepernick’s protest of social injustices by kneeling or raising a fist during the national anthem have faced vitriolic, sometimes racist reactions on social media and at least one has lost endorsements. All say they are undeterred by the backlash.
San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid, left, and quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneel during the national anthem before the Monday night game against the Los Angeles Rams. The dozen or so NFL players who have joined Kaepernick’s protest of social injustices by kneeling or raising a fist during the national anthem have faced vitriolic, sometimes racist reactions on social media and at least one has lost endorsements. All say they are undeterred by the backlash. Marcio Jose Sanchez Associated Press
San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid, left, and quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneel during the national anthem before the Monday night game against the Los Angeles Rams. The dozen or so NFL players who have joined Kaepernick’s protest of social injustices by kneeling or raising a fist during the national anthem have faced vitriolic, sometimes racist reactions on social media and at least one has lost endorsements. All say they are undeterred by the backlash. Marcio Jose Sanchez Associated Press

Andrew Fiala

September 16, 2016 12:01 AM

How about a civil dialogue on civic pride?

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Andrew Fiala

Andrew Fiala is a professor of philosophy and director of The Ethics Center at Fresno State.

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