John Nichols explains why Trump is against #TakeAKnee in this article. Nichols mentions that Trump claims the kneeling during the flag is disrespectful to veterans and our country, it is not about race at all. Nichols also says the reason why Trump is so aggressive, saying trump needs to win an election and get more people on his side, but maybe through unorthodox methods.
This article speaks of Eric Reid, and his opinion on Kaepernick's decision. He explains why he and Kaepernick kneel, saying it's about police brutality, and the staggering numbers of unarmed black men being attacked by officers. He goes into the history of this act, when Kaepernick sat during the anthem, and why he Reid wanted to join the cause.
In this article, Lilly Workneh shows an overview of what these protests are about. She quotes President Trump and shows how Colin Kaepernick Isn't against the flag or country, but fighting against racism and police brutality. Workneh also shows her opinion, with her claims that Kaepernick is on the right side and Trump shouldn.t be so demanding against such a simple thing.
CNN writer AJ Willingham shows through evidence and quotes by the player himself, that Colin Kaepernick was always fighting about race, not against America. Willingham shows that Kaepernick wasn't always taking a knee, but he sat during the anthem, but never changed what he was fighting for. But according to Willingham and several people, some individuals misinterpreted what this protest was for.
In this article, Michael Canva speaks about the several perspectives of political cartoonists striking the #TakeAKnee controversy. He gives a brief view of the entire issue and showing the cartoons he mentions by R.J Matson, David Fitzsimmons, Jeff Koterba, Gary McCoy, and Clay Bennet.
Famous singer Stevie Wonder publicly takes a knee during a show, and says some inspirational things about the #TakeAKnee protests. This article explains why he joined the protest, and how he is also against racism, police brutality, and Trump's constant shunning of these peaceful protesters.