San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick says he has received death threats for making his views known.
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He responded with
“If something like that were to happen, you’ve proved my point and it will be loud and clear for everyone why it happened and that would move this movement forward at a greater speed than what it is even now.”
Kaepernick has refused to stand for the “Star Spangled Banner” before NFL games, instead sitting or taking a knee, to protest against what he has previously described as racist police practice and the continued oppression of black people in America.