BERLIN’S PEACEFUL PROTEST Hertha BSC soccer team of Berlin, Germany takes a knee in solidarity for American athletes before the start of their game on Saturday, October 15.
Taking a knee sends a message that you’re against the police brutality and social injustice that is sadly occurring in the United States.
This peaceful protest, started by Colin Kaepernick, has now became internationally known despite the fact it has been criticized by President Donald Trump.
“We wanted to make a stand against racism,” Hertha captain Per Skjelbred said after their 2-0 loss to Schalke.
“Hertha BSC stands for tolerance and responsibility! For a tolerant Berlin and an open-minded world, now and forevermore!” via the team’s Twitter account.