We have been talking about Colin Kaepernick’s movement for almost a year now, with a variety of other players across all sports and ages taking up his silent protest in support of social injustice. Last night a big name in the NFL joined the movement when newly signed Raider, Marshawn Lynch, say during the national anthem before last night’s preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals.
Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sits during the national anthem prior to #NFL game against Cardinals. @usatodaysports @azcentral
As Beast Mode was retired last season, he wasn’t able to support the movement. But last night he made up for lost time and the moment was captured by Mark J. Rebilas of USA Today Sports.
With the violence in Chalottesville and Lynch’s protest, let’s see if other players, like Malcolm Jenkins, continues Kap’s message.
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