Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a Knee

In light of this weekend’s events and our reading of The Other Wes Moore, I thought this article by Eric Reid, the San Francisco 49-er who joined Colin Kaepernick when he first began his protest, might be worth some discussion.

 

 

 

“We chose to kneel because it’s a respectful gesture. I remember thinking our posture was like a flag flown at half-mast to mark a tragedy.”

Source: Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a Knee – The New York Times

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