Colin Kaepernick continues anthem protest, two Rams raise fists

Colin Kaepernick continued his national anthem protest in the 49ers’ first regular season game on Monday, kneeling alongside safety Eric Reid.

Two members of the Los Angeles Rams—Kenny Britt and Robert Quinn— raised their fists in the air.

They joined a long list of players around the NFL who protested before games played on Sunday, including Arian Foster, Marcus Peters and Devin McCourty.

Kaepernick was the first NFL player this season to voice concerns over racial inequality and police brutality. He began by sitting during the national anthem before preseason games, but later decided to take a knee instead after speaking with former Seahawks long snapper and Army veteran Nate Boyer.

Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall kneeled before Thursday’s season opener against the Panthers and the practice has also spread to colleges and high schools.

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