The Lambert Post

Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the anthem and its influence

To many, the American flag is a longstanding representation of our ideals, hence it being showcased at football games.

Quinn Forney, Features Editor

September 14, 2016

On August 26th, Colin Kaepernick, a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, became famed for sitting during the anthem. He had done this in the previous week, but was not yet noticed. Speaking to the media, Kaepernick expanded on how he was using his platform as an NFL player to bring awareness to po...