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PBS: Amanpour & Co: “The Kaepernick Effect:” How Taking a Knee Sparked a Movement


September 15,2021

Colin Kaepernick helped ignite a movement when he took a knee during the national anthem in silent protest against police brutality and racism in America. Sports writer Dave Zirin examines the lasting impact of this moment in his new book, “The Kaepernick Effect,” as he explains to Hari Sreenivasan.

About this programme

Amanpour and Company features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and technology to arts, science and sports. Christiane Amanpour leads the conversation on global and domestic news from London with contributions by prominent journalists Walter Isaacson, Michel Martin, Alicia Menendez and Hari Sreenivasan from the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center in New York City.

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