They had less than half of their bank accounts to buy a $2.2 billion NFL franchise 

In 2016, Kaepernick protested against police brutality and oppression of minorities. 

He famously took a knee during the national anthem of a game, and that sparked a wave of controversy.

People argued both for and against Kaepernick’s actions. On one hand, what he was doing was justified.

addition to raising awareness about a pressing issue, he wasn't harming anyone

The majority of people think it's going to get easier over time.ier. What happens is you become someone who handles hard stuff better. … 

.However, others claimed Kaep was disrespectful and ignorant of those who fou Inght the flag for years.

As of today, Kaepernick has not even been able to find a job in the NFL again, whether it was because of his protest or not.