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President Obama Says Colin Kaepernick Within His Right To Protest National AnthemPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 06 / 16
President Obama yesterday said that 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick was "'exercising his constitutional right' to bring attention to racial injustice by not taking part" in the National Anthem at the start of 49ers games , according to Kim Hjelmgaard of USA TODAY. Obama, speaking in China after the ...
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