Kaepernick’s example also serves to show the limits of athlete activism, and of symbolic protest. What Kaepernick did was brave and impactful, but when removed from its original context, taking a knee loses its power.
kept thinking about the amazing job the players of @WNBA have done for others. Not just w @AtlantaDream but for yrs around cause & #socialresponsibility. great examples of #leadership we need to recognize & praise & support more. #sportsbiz #warnock #NBA pic.twitter.com/2m6PVqtdCf
— Joe Favorito (@joefav) January 6, 2021