Athletes Who Protested The National Anthem

On August 21, 2017, more than a year after Kaepernick’s first protest, the Cleveland Browns’ tight end, Seth DeValve knelt with several of his teammates during the national anthem.

This was extremely significant as DeValve became the first white player to kneel during the anthem. The punter for the Browns, Britton Colquitt, who is also white, showed his support by placing his hand on his fellow teammates kneeling.

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