Colin Kaepernick Kneeling in Protest Featured on ‘Time’ Cover

September 22, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The quest by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick to shine a national spotlight on the issues of police violence and racial injustice took another step forward Thursday as Time magazine placed him on the cover of its latest issue.
Time shared a look at the cover, which shows Kaepernick kneeling as he's done during the United States national anthem since the NFL preseason, on its official Twitter account:
Sean Gregory of Time used the cover story to explore the impact the quarterback's decision has made, including a look at football players at all levels and athletes from other sports who have followed his lead over the past month.
Kaepernick has received both praise for taking a public stand about an important issue and criticism for the manner in which he's decided to take that stand. Fellow quarterback Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints told Mike Triplett of ESPN.com he doesn't think refusing to stand for the anthem...

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