Time magazine is putting San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on its newest cover.
Time tweeted a video from its official account showing Kaepernick ascending onto the cover of the magazine. (RELATED: Millionaire NFL Quarterback Has Mind-Boggling Reason For Refusal To Stand For National Anthem)
— TIME (@TIME) September 22, 2016
The embattled quarterback has been at the center of a firestorm ever since he refused to stand for the national anthem. (RELATED: Hookstead’s Hot Take: America Stood Up For Colin Kaepernick, He Should Stand For The Flag)
Kaepernick’s decision to sit or kneel during the anthem has been the biggest story line in the NFL ever since the preseason. The dual-threat quarterback has said he will remain sitting until he no longer believes minorities are oppressed in America.