San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick spoke with the media today for about 20 minutes, answering numerous questions about his decision to refuse to stand during the U.S. national anthem before Friday’s preseason game. (Kaepernick also refused to stand for the national anthem before the first two preseason games, but he wasn’t dressed to play and nobody noticed.) Yesterday he told NFL.com that he was protesting because “there are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.” Today he expanded on his stance.
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