San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s ongoing protest against America and the National Anthem has made its way to a San Francisco high school football team Friday.
The players from Mission High School took a knee during the National Anthem before they played the San Mateo High School team – which remained standing.
Marvin Pusung-Zita was the first Mission High School Bear to drop to one knee before last Saturday’s game. His teammates promptly followed suit with the gesture, all in an effort to show solidarity with Kaepernick.
“We were talking about the social injustices in America following Kaepernick and him taking a knee,” Pusung-Zita said. “As a team, we all decided to take a knee.” The players parents provided additional support, WATCH:
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