Colin Kaepernick

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 15: Eli Harold #58, Colin Kaepernick #7 and Eric Reid #35 of the San Francisco 49ers kneel in protest on the sideline, during the anthem, prior to the game against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field on October 16, 2016 in Orchard Park, New York. The Bills defeated the 49ers 45-16. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/San Francisco 49ers/Getty Images)

NFL Owners Defending 'Take A Knee' Are Missing The Point Of The Protests

Athletes began sitting out the national anthem last year as a way to call attention to racial injustice.