Published On: Sun, Aug 28th, 2016

Protests and blunders: Colin Kaepernick and the history of national anthem controversies in sports

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NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick was the centre of controversy earlier this week when he refused to stand during the Star Spangled Banner before a pre-season game — saying the U.S. oppresses black Americans and other minorities — but the incident is not the first sports anthem gaffe.

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