"Pride" is more than a word from a fortune cookie that we choose to wear on a football jersey. Pride is having an appreciation for all that we have as a legacy from those who sacrificed in the past. Pride is one of the reasons why there are still people willing to stand up, step forward, and make sacrifices for us today.
Any two people when confronted with similar choices might ultimately choose differently. While one person might opt to stand another might choose to exercise their freedom to kneel. both are valid choices in a free society