A cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers appeared to kneel during the US national anthem at an NFL game on Thursday, echoing recent player protests.
The woman, who has not been identified, was pictured kneeling before the team’s game against the Oakland Raiders.
The 49ers are the former team of Colin Kaepernick, who knelt during the anthem as a protest back in 2016.
His aim was to highlight police brutality against African-Americans.
While the rest of the cheerleading squad held pom-poms aloft in unison during the Star-Spangled Banner, one woman knelt down and put her hands on her hips. Read more