San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has refused to stand for the national anthem during the NFL preseason because of his views on this country’s treatment of racial minorities. Now, many will turn their backs on him.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has refused to stand for the national anthem during the NFL preseason because of his views on this country’s treatment of racial minorities. Now, many will turn their backs on him. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has refused to stand for the national anthem during the NFL preseason because of his views on this country’s treatment of racial minorities. Now, many will turn their backs on him. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com

Farewell Colin Kaepernick the 49ers QB; hello Kaepernick the political piñata

August 27, 2016 04:10 PM

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