The artists kneeled as a way of protesting back against President Donald Trump — who referred to Colin Kaepernick as a “son of a bitch” and called for the firing of all national anthem protesters.
Stevie at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, NYC.
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) September 25, 2017
Pharrell in Charlottesville, VA
Pharrell takes a knee pic.twitter.com/ev9qcEfFhl
— pharrell’s junebug (@angelAmyV) September 25, 2017
Roger Waters of Pink Floyd
— Roger Waters (@rogerwaters) September 25, 2017
Eddie Vedder at Pilgrimage Festival
— Pearl Jam (@PearlJam) September 25, 2017
Prophets of Rage
— Prophets of Rage (@prophetsofrage) September 25, 2017
Lavelle White at the end of the Lions National Anthem
— Alan Semsar (@AlanSemsar) September 24, 2017
Justin Timberlake went a deep route as well covering Sam Cooke’s civil rights classic, “A Change is Going to Come” at Pilgrimage Festival on 9/23/17