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Athletes vs. Injustice | Full Report

Episode 1 | 11m 51s

When N.F.L. players starting with Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to protest police mistreatment of African-Americans, their actions ignited an uproar over injecting politics onto the playing field. Their protest had surprising ties to the silent black-power salute by two sprinters at the 1968 Olympics.

Aired: 10/07/19

Expires: 10/06/26

Rating: TV-14

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