San Francisco 49ers v San Diego Chargers

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On Sunday (September 24), dozens of NFL players had the courage to protest President Trump’s ignorant and racially tinged comments that anyone that follows in Colin Kaepernick’s footsteps and takes a knee, is a “son of bitch.”

And #TakeTheKnee is exactly what they did on the sidelines not just around the country, but in London too. By doing so, they send #45 and his supporters the strong message that they will not just tap dance for fans and “shut up and play.”

Take a look at the powerful images of this inspiring act of solidarity.

#TakeTheKnee: Admire These Powerful Images From Sunday’s NFL Player Protests was originally published on