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Retro Report on PBS | Episode | Athletes vs. Injustice | Full Report

When N.F.L. players starting with Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to protest police mistreatment of African-Americans, their actions ignited an uproar over injecting politics onto the playing field. Their protest had surprising ties to the silent black-power salute by two sprinters at the 1968 Olympics.

S1 E1 | 0:11:51 | AIRED: 10/7/2019 | EXPIRES: 10/6/2026 |
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