Colin Kaepernick: He is a friend of the family, popular and revered

It was an unusual scene, which took place on Monday at the Washington Convention. There had gathered more than twenty members of the Democratic party, at precis

Colin Kaepernick: He is a friend of the family, popular and revered

It was an unusual scene, which took place on Monday at the Washington Convention. There had gathered more than twenty members of the Democratic party, at precisely 8 minutes and 46 seconds long-the most recent victim of the country-wide police testify to the brutality of their respect. The time period should remind you of how long the defenseless African-American George Floyd, strangled by the knee of a now convicted of manslaughter the accused police officers, for his life had begged, before he died of the consequences. All politicians, including Nancy Pelosi, who presides as the highest-ranking representative to the President and his Deputy to the house of representatives, were dropped to the knees fall to the ground.

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It is the same symbolic Protest, with the black Football Quarterback Colin Kaepernick in the fall of 2016 as the first American professional athlete, the topic of police brutality in the spotlight had shifted. That its action before the NFL during the playing of the national anthem today, the Inspiration for countless imitators would be, would hardly have anyone seen ahead of. Because at the time, it was a Gauntlet, fueled by President Donald Trump. Players would have hell to stand when the anthem is sounding, he said, otherwise, they should be either locked or "maybe even not in the country".

exit Than Kaepernick because of the controversy of 2017, in advance of a well-endowed contract with the San Francisco49ers, he was cut from the other 31 clubs consistently, and had to go to court to fight to at least a compensation sum. More than a hundred Quarterbacks, most of them were not half as good as he is, since then, a Job.

the man with The huge Afro hairstyle remained persona non grata and was criticized by many NFL players. His shirts were of the Fans was burned. How deep all of this still sits in the minds of the leaders of the League, documented NFL CEO Roger Goodell, as he responded well to a week on the social media swollen Trouble black Football professionals about everyday discrimination.

"We, the National Football League condemn racism, and the systematic oppression of black people," he said in a Video, in which he mentioned the symbolic figure of the protest aware of a single word: "We, the National Football League, to give, that it was wrong to have not been previously on the NFL player belongs to, and encourage all to Express themselves and to protest peacefully."

Updated Date: 15 June 2020, 14:19

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