Rae’s Rules to Remember #84: Kneeling During the National Anthem

I’m writing my own piece on this issue as well… in the meantime check out Rae’s over at Bookmark Chronicles.


Kneeling during the National Anthem is not disrespectful.

Kneeling during the National Anthem is not meant to offend veterans or anyone actively serving in the military.

If either of these responses are your answer for why you don’t approve of athletes kneeling for the anthem then you are a part of the problem.

By using these responses you are choosing disregard the explanations that have been given over and over again. You are choosing to ignore the voices that are calling out for help. You are choosing to ignore the fact that there is a much bigger problem behind it all.

Don’t get me wrong, I can look at it from the other side and see how those misconceptions can be formed. However, if you listen and look at everything that Colin Kaepernick has done since he started this movement, you can see exactly what his intentions are. You don’t…

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