For risking a well-compensated athletic career to pursue social activism, Colin Kaepernick has often been compared to Muhammad Ali. On Sunday, LeBron James mentioned the former boxer while discussing the free agent quarterback, but he also compared Kaepernick to the figure most synonymous with the 20th-century civil rights movement: Martin Luther King Jr. Speaking to ESPN’s […]
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Click here for reuse options! Martin Luther King Jr. knelt to protest the treatment of African Americans several times throughout the 1960s. Critics of Colin Kaepernick have called him many despicable names, and he's withstood their vicious attacks for over a year now. Show More Summary
Martin Luther King, Jr. left some big shoes to fill when it came to civil rights and peaceful protests, but Lebron James and Colin Kaepernick could do him justice, according to his son, MLK III. We got MLK III at LAX Monday where he told us he…
Also, Kaepernick used to try to throw passes to him.
Don’t expect Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree to join his former teammate Colin Kaepernick by refusing to stand for the national anthem to protest racial and social injustice. Crabtree made that crystal clear. “I just play football,” Crabtree said Sunday (via the San Francisco Chronicle’s Ann Killion). “I ain’t no Martin Luther King.” It […]
IT’S ALWAYS NICE TO SEE COLLEGE STUDENTS STANDING UP AGAINST PC BULLYING. At Clemson, Coach Dabo Swinney invoked Martin Luther King, Jr. in duscussing Colin Kaepernick and the National Anthem. This led Clemson Prof. Chenjerai Kumanyika to invoke Black Privilege and write: Take MLK’s name out your mouth: An open letter to Clemson football coach […]
Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle tried so shame NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday by arguing that Martin Luther King Jr. would not approve of his decision not to stand for the national anthem out of protest. “I think Dr. King, if he were alive today, he wouldn’t disrespect the flag...