Dave Zirin virtual event with Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library
October 7, 2021
- 6:30 p.m. ET

In 2016, amid an epidemic of police shootings of African Americans, the celebrated NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick began a series of quiet protests on the field, refusing to stand during the U.S. national anthem. Kaepernick’s simple act spread like wildfire throughout American society, becoming the preeminent symbol of resistance to America’s persistent racial inequality. This program is an online discussion with author Dave Zirin and will take place on Zoom.