HS Football

Bethesda Chevy-Chase football player kneels during national anthem

High school athletes are joining the protest that's taken the nation by storm

SAN DIEGO, CA - SEPTEMBER 1: Eric Reid #35 and Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel on the sideline during the anthem, as free agent Nate Boyer stands, prior to the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on September 1, 2016 in San Diego, California. The 49ers defeated the Chargers 31-21. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images)
Photo Courtesy: http://www.time.com

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has taken the sports world by storm with his kneeling during the national anthem protest. Now other players in the NFL, and WNBA has joined his protest for equal rights in America.

Now this trend has taken to the high school level as one of the players on Bethesda Chevy-Chase kneeled on the ground while the national anthem was playing at the B-CC versus Northwood game.

https://twitter.com/BCC_Sports/status/779447252288933888

This isn’t the first time this has happened. Watkins Mill players protest the national anthem during the game against Damascus on Sept. 16. Other high school football teams around the country are trying to take stand for all the police brutality and racial inequality that America has experience.

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Photo Courtesy: http://www.wcbm.com/

What’s been going on for the past month shows the powerful effect sports has on the world.

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