L L wrote:
Yes, it took guts for him to that while his piers weren't.
Peer pressure, as you say.
So imagine the guts it took for Kaepernick to do what he did, going against his piers.
And taking on national backlash and losing income from it.
All just for a cause.
It would be easier for each of them to just follow the crowd. But one risked a lot more.