2 weeks Kaepernick takes aim at NFL ‘propaganda’ Inquirer
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick said NFL social justice initiatives were "propaganda" on Sunday as scattered protests marked the first full day of the 2020 season. Kaepernick, who launched his kneeling protests in 2016 to draw attention to racial injustice, questioned the sincerity of the NFL's stance against racism, citing the fact that fellow player-activist Eric Reid remained unemployed. Reid, who joined Kaepernick's protests in 2016 when the two played for the 49ers, was released by the Carolina Panthers in March in a move that surprised many. The 28-year-old safety, who continued to kneel last season during the ... more