I knew there was humility and sensitivity in Kaepernick's initial actions, but I couldn't remember the details. Here they are, collected by a man named Roy Welsh: "This is from my friend Roy Welsh's page. Apparently, the #takingaknee is a sign of respect Courtesy of Dutch Harold Coleman If you dont know why he was kneeling then now you will and you will know its not out of disrespect of anyone. #FORTHEOPENMINDED Do you know how Kaepernick came to the decision to #takenaknee? Aug 14, 2016- Colin Kaepernick sits for the national anthem. No one notices. Aug 20th, 2016- Colin again sits, and again, no one noticed. Aug 26th, 2016- Colin sits and this time he is met with a level of vitriol unseen against an athlete. Even the future President of the United States took shots at him while on the campaign trail. Colin went on to explain his protest had NOTHING to with the military, but he felt it hard to stand for a flag that didn't treat people of color fairly.