After Philando Castile Verdict, Colin Kaepernick Compares Modern Day Police To Slave Catchers
This is definitely not going to help Colin Kaepernick’s case to get a job in the NFL.
On Friday, a Minnesota jury acquitted St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez of second-degree manslaughter charges in the shooting of Philando Castile.
In the wake of that verdict, the former San Francisco 49ers QB took to Twitter and posted a picture that compared modern day police officers to slave catchers.
A system that perpetually condones the killing of people, without consequence, doesn’t need to be revised, it needs to be dismantled! pic.twitter.com/BVVPVZIQyD
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) June 16, 2017
Kaepernick remains a free agent after his 2016 NFL season was filled with controversy—due to him kneeling during the National Anthem in protest of events like what happened to Philando Castile.