Cam Newton: "Legend" Colin Kaepernick sacrificed career for movement

Broncos LB Brandon Marshall believes Colin Kaepernick is ready to go

The league is 74.4 percent black and 47.5 percent of fans are black or Hispanic.

Rapinoe said that the decision to kneel and support Kaepernick wasn't a hard one, and that his message would resonate even more if it came from her too.

In a strange way, those protesting during the anthem almost garner more respect than those who blithely ignore the history, heritage, and protocols of the occasion. Which should surprise absolutely no one.

Liberty Nation's Leesa K. Donner explains that NASCAR is taking an entirely different approach to the nationwide protests.

Marshall also expressed his belief that Kaepernick deserves a chance due to a lack of quality quarterback play: "There's a lot of [poor] quarterback play around the league". The color of white in the flag symbolizes the purity and innocence of our children.

Ironically, the Confederate Flag still flies over race infields at many Southern tracks despite its links to white supremacy and neo-Nazi groups.

"People don't realize what's really going on in this country", Kaepernick told the media last year as he initially explained his reasoning for the protest.

This occurred during the two terms of the second President Bush, who had been preceded by "The First Black President", Bill Clinton.

Well, as one of our troops, I will tell you that I do not feel disrespected when someone uses one of their American rights. The former recognize the solemnity of the moment and seek to leverage it. The latter are more focused on whatever comes next, be it kickoff or more beer. In their opinion, to do otherwise is to be ungrateful for everything in this great country, and for those who fight for it. Compare this to the 13.3 percent black minority and 17.8 percent Hispanic minority in America.

In no other nation have so many diverse colors, creeds, and religions prospered, with such success. These NFL players, starting with Kaepernick, are protesting around the wrong symbol for all the wrong reasons. A year later, we are 10 months into the Donald Trump administration and things are so much better! Slavery ended so then the Jim Crow Laws started.

You know it would also be refreshing if NFL football players actually understood why it is they are playing and whom they are playing for. Are the NFL fans racists?

By the way, a white family in Iowa just received a $6 million judgment against a Hispanic cop in Texas for killing their truck driver loved one. "So people literally drape themselves in the flag as a defense of it".

However, that does not mean the means of protest is correct. The average NFL fan is a white, male, conservative, moderate, or apolitical.

He also suggests they show it by giving Colin Kaepernick a job. King tapped the principles created by our founders and applied them to make "justice a reality for all of God's children".

Jane Hampton Cook is the author of "America's Star-Spangled Story" and "The Burning of the White House: James and Dolley Madison and the War of 1812". Seek to learn the opposing side's point. Does anyone ever ask what Washington Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin's stance is on the North Korean situation? "It is amazing to get a fact error in a four-word headline".

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