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“The Kaepernick Effect:” How Taking a Knee Began a Movement

Clip: 09/14/2021 | 17m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

Colin Kaepernick helped ignite a movement when he took a knee during the national anthem, a silent protest against police brutality and racial inequality in America. Sports writer Dave Zirin examines the lasting impact of this moment in his new book, "The Kaepernick Effect," as he explains to Hari Sreenivasan.

Aired: 09/14/21

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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