During a campaign rally in Ohio, when asked how he felt about being labeled a sexist and racist, Donald Trump cut the interview short. He did the same thing the day before.
Kaepernick is not the first athlete to sit out the National Anthem or speak out on racial injustice, but his protest stands out because of his prominence and his willingness to take a risk.
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