What this Coach Did With The Entire Team of 8-Yr-Olds Is DISTURBING! [Video]


What 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started few months ago is turning into a national protest.

St. Louis football team of 25 players, all younger than eight years old, took a knee rather than standing during the national anthem.

The coach, former Mizzou football player Orlando Gooden, told Fox 2 Now St. Louis, “one of the kids asked me if I saw (people) protesting and rioting in St. Louis. I said yes; I said, ‘Do you know why they are doing it?’” The coach said that his player responded, “because black people are getting killed and nobody’s going to jail.”

Gooden then stated that his 8-year-old players knew about the Jason Stockley situation, and he “felt like it was a good teaching moment for me to circle the team and have a meeting.” He then explained to his players why Kaepernick knelt during the national anthem, and they replied, “Can we do that?” The coach responded, “As long as we know why we’re doing it, I don’t have a problem with any of it.”

As the national anthem began playing, the third graders all took a knee in unison with their backs facing the flag. Gooden said, “What I teach my kids is love, integrity, honesty, fairness, respect, and boundaries.” Gooden went on, “As long as I have support of my parents and my team, I’m perfectly fine, and I’m covered under the First Amendment to peacefully protest and assemble.”

All of the parents of the players reportedly supported the coach’s decision.



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