Teens React To Kaepernick And Patriotism Debate

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the national anthem is sparking conversations about patriotism. In classrooms across the country, students are taught to honor the flag during their daily pledge of allegiance. Youth Radio talked to young people who are grappling whether to take their own stand… by sitting down through the pledge.

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During my 8th grade year, I had the coach with anger problems and in one game one of the players upset him and he cussed at her in front of everyone. It was scary and I didn’t know what to do but listen to him so I didn’t get yelled at, too.

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