Colin Kaepernick, an NFL star, now playing for the 49ers has begun a protest that had struck the nation. Many players from football to other sports has begun taken after him. Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the nation anthem, now many players throughout the league are taking knees as well. Taking a knee represents his protest over police brutality and racism in the U.S. Kaepernick believes that kneeling during the national anthem is raising awareness in this country that something needs to be done about police brutality and racism. Kaepernick means no disrespect to those that serve our country, he just believes its time that someone steps up and fights this fight against racism.