Military veterans behind bars weigh in on the national anthem

Nov 15, 2016


More than two-thirds of inmates in California state prisons are Latino or African American, according to the most recent census. More than 1,000 military veterans are admitted annually.

All have a personal stake in the debates surrounding Colin Kaepernick's protest against the national anthem.

 

SQPR’s Louis A. Scott talked to a number of inmates to get a sense for what think they about protesting during the national anthem.

"Kaepernick brought an issue to the public that apparently is as old as the cotton fields."

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