Another NFL player is stirring conversations about social justice and police brutality, this time it's Colin Kaepernick of the SanFrancisco 49ers.
Colin sat during the playing of the National Anthem before his preseason game against the GreenBay Packers, he had this to say after the game --59I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.60
Kaepernick had a lot to say actually, read more below and check out the locker room interview he gave --
122This country stands for freedom
Twitter erupted over Colin's decision to sit for the Anthem, white people clearly missing the point of what Kaepernick said --
This is more like it --
Looks like Michael Bennett's rallying call to other NFL athletes last month is starting to work! Read more about the harsh criticism the Seattle Seahawks lineman had for his NFL peers --
Despite being the only QB to take the 49ers to the SuperBowl in the last 20+ years Kaepernicks days with his team may be numbered. He is coming off an injury plagued offseason, and a poor season in 2015 which saw Kaepernick lose his starting job to Blaine Gabbert in week 8.
Jay Glazer, commentator for FoxSports doesn't seem to be too optimistic for Colin's future at San Francisco, he had this to say --
338Regardless of politics or not