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Deciding to protest

A year ago, Colin Kaepernick made a decision to protest about an issue that had profound significance for him. First, he sat during the playing of a national anthem at an American football game in which he was taking part. Then, at a subsequent game, he knelt during the anthem. Michael Dyson wrote about Colin's courage: Kaepernick has been accused of being unpatriotic, a traitor to the nation, a disruptive, self-aggrandizing narcissist, and a loathsome human being who disrespects the military. Kaepernick’s situation highlights just how little progress we’ve made in this country ... He added: What some critics are missing is that Kaepernick...