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J.Cole Cali Christmas Performance

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to not participate in the American National Anthem during multiple pre-season games was a symbol of protest against injustice and the killings of African Americans by police.

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In fact, his recent act opened up a passionate national debate about patriotism and the right to free speech and many people have joined in to support him, including rapper J. Cole.

Cole, actually performed wearing Kaepernick’s #7 jersey in recent performance.

Since, sitting down for the national anthem, Kaepernick’s jersey has risen to become the fifth most popular item online in the NFLStore and makes up three of the top five most popular items on Shop49ers.com.

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