During a recent interview with Yahoo News’ Katie Couric, Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, spoke out about Colin Kaepernick‘s national anthem protest, calling it “dumb and disrespectful.”
After getting word of her comments, the 49ers quarterback took a moment to address them while in the San Francisco locker room, this week.
President Obama showed support for Colin Kaepernick‘s national anthem protests, at a news conference during his visit to China.
In recent weeks, the 49ers quarterback has chosen not to stand during the national anthem at games as a way of protesting against racial injustice. The president says in doing so, Kap is “exercising his constitutional right.”
Alicia Keys held a protest in NYC on Tuesday, to raise awareness about the 200-plus Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in April.
Accompanied by her husband Swizz Beatz, the multi-award winning singer and humanitarian led a group of demonstrators, who held signs that read “We Are Here” and “BringBackOurGirlsNow.”