Philadelphia Eagles football player Malcolm Jenkins explains why athletes take a knee during the national anthem.
‘It’s not about the flag. It’s not about the patriotism, it’s not about our troops.’ — Super Bowl champ Malcolm Jenkins says athletes can't back down now.
In this Malcolm Jenkins interview, Jenkins talks about the national anthem controversy, a.k.a. the national anthem protest, the NFL (the National Football League), Colin Kaepernick, and football players taking a knee as part of the NFL players protest of the national anthem.
Jenkins says, "The things that we're protesting have nothing to do with patriotism, or armed forces. They have everything to do with being tired of witnessing police brutality, especially against people of color."