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#BackChannel: Kaepernick's Legacy and Watching the OWN Network in the Midst of Anti-Black Violence

'This season San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has knelt during the national anthem in protest against racial inequality. Dozens of athletes have followed in Kaepernick's footsteps. Meanwhile, protests erupted in Charlotte last week after police fatally shot a black man. Against this backdrop, new television shows on the OWN Network like Queen Sugar and Greenleaf unpack narratives about contemporary black life.
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