Us & Them: Shack!

Aug 29, 2018

If it seems football has, perhaps unwillingly, become a platform for civil rights issues, well, keep it mind that didn’t start with Colin Kapernick but with James “Shack” Harris, the first African American to be named in a starting quarterback in the NFL.

The start of the football season has once again, seen players standing up, kneeling down or not showing up for the national anthem. Some people says it's a question of patriotism. Others say it's an issue of free expression.