Are Professional Athletes Justified?

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Professional athletes are justified to protest the national anthem. They are justified because choosing not to stand up for the anthem shows how he feels about america and what we represent. As american citizens they have the right to their freedom of expression. Collin Kaepernick the quarterback for a NFL team decided he doesn’t want to stand for a anthem or a country that oppresses their citizens. He and other athletes have expressed this right to not stand for it and had their careers unfairly ruined by white media. As an american athlete he should have an obligation to show his beliefs because he has a very supportive fan base. People notice what athletes do and can make a big impact on society. Athletes opinions are important.
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