by TV One Staff
August 3, 2017
Colin Kaepernick has been the face of the resistance for a while now and as grateful as we are for his public political stance—we’d like to see him progress in his career–afro intact.✊🏿
Since opting out of his contract with the San Francisco 49ers and becoming a free agent in early 2017, it’s obvious his stance against police brutality has caused him to be blackballed. According to reports, an opportunity with the Baltimore Ravens seemed promising after general manager Ozzie Newman, and head coach John Harbaugh supported the idea—which was ultimately blocked by Ravens owner, Steve Bisciotti.
Can this brother catch a break?
See how sports legends Ray Lewis and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar are weighing in on Kaepernick’s current circumstance:
brotherhood – we are in this together pic.twitter.com/Q3HpPA0uqr
— Ray Lewis (@raylewis) August 1, 2017
My thoughts on the Kaepernick situation https://t.co/rkxoobxsHT
— Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (@kaj33) August 2, 2017
Even Stephen A. Smith had something to say about the recent chain of events regarding Kaepernick:
TELL US: What team would you like to see Kaepernick play on?