Colin Kaepernick ignited one of the most important societal conversations of our time five years ago. The watershed moment came in San Diego before a preseason game. The then-49er quarterback took a knee for the first time during the national anthem to protest racial and social injustice. This split America in two and caused riveting changes to society. Five years later, the fight for equal rights rages in a changed America that has suffered through a pandemic, the George Floyd protests, and an insurrection in the span of a year. Read more at Richmond Pulse.