Eni Aluko and Colin Kaepernick are contrasting rebels with noble causes | Suzanne Wrack

By challenging the powers that be in their sports the England footballer and the NFL quarter-back have rendered future players a valuable serviceIn the summer of 2016, during pre-season, the NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat alone on a bench during the national anthem before the San Francisco 49ers’ friendly against the Green Bay Packers.His action marked the beginning of a remarkable season of protest in the league, in which he knelt during the anthem for all 17 games, and triggered a movement that has continued into this season. Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2017/oct/24/eni-aluko-colin-kaepernick-england-womens-football-nfl

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