Colin Kaepernick’s Stunt Exploits Black People’s Pain

During a preseason game, San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem, citing “black oppression in America.” Kaepernick is a biracial NFL quarterback worth an estimated $22 million, yet he feels America has oppressed him. He’s sent out a statement preemptively bracing for the “backlash” to his heroic gesture. We should all be so oppressed.

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