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Every player on the Mi sion High School football team is following Colin Kaepernicks lead by kneeling during the national anthem, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.The San Francisco high school football teams effort began before Mi sions gamelast Saturday, and the players plan to continue to kneel during the Star-Spangled Banner the entire season, including Friday nights game at San Mateo High.Greg Hill, head football coach at Mi sion High, remained standing while his players knelt last Saturday and plans to continue to stand during the anthem throughout the season.I decided Marcel Reece Jersey Id stand for them, Hill said, per the Chronicle. Im gonna stand for my team.The Mi sion High players campaign was spearheaded by senior quarterback and captain Niamey Harris, who asked his teammates before last Saturdays game to join him and a few others in the protest. MORE: The worst of the worst Colin Kaepernick takesThis is for helping everybody else in the world to understand that black people and people of color are going though Gareon Conley Jersey difficulties and they need help. Its not going to take care of itself, Harris said he told his teammates.Harris is black and from the poverty-stricken Hunters Point neighborhood of San Francisco. The Chronicle notes Harris lives a few blocks from where 26-year-old Mario Woods was shot and killed by police in December.Said Mi sion High junior Marvin Pusung-Zita, I consider my teammates my brothers, and being that Jalen Richard Jersey my brothers on the team are black and oppre sed, then of course by all means Im going to support them and take the knee.Im the first born in the U.S. from my family, added Pusung-Zita, whose family is from the Philippines. Its an honor to live in America, but I feel like this is just something we have to fix.MORE: San Fran legend Jerry Rice calls out KaepernickIts important that the whole team did it, coach Hill said. We Denico Autry Jersey re a diverse team black, white, Hispanic, Asian so the fact they all did it? I could only respect them for doing that. Theyre the future leaders of this country ... so for them to lead the way, it shows change can take place, and it starts with them.

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