David Leonard

Professor, Author

Professor at Washington State University and Author of the forthcoming book, “Playing While White: Privilege & Power on/off the Field”

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick continued to protest racial inequality and police brutality by refusing to stand during the national anthem   Thursday  .

Confronting the myth of a ‘post-racial utopia’ in pro sports

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick continued to protest racial inequality and police brutality by refusing to stand during the national anthem Thursday .

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