Former ESPN’s outspoken sports analyst Jemele Hill has always been a person to not stray away from saying things that are deemed unpopular by the masses, which is why she took her talents away from the Worldwide leader in Sports and have the freedom to say what she wanted without being punished.
Speaking with Rev. Al Sharpton and Cari Champion on MSNBC, Hill stated the NFL will ultimately have to come to terms with what they did to Colin Kaepernick, even going as far to call it an ‘absolute disgrace.’
The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback immersed himself into controversy by refusing to stand for the playing of the national anthem in protest of what he deems are wrongdoings against African Americans and minorities in the United States.
“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” Kaepernick told NFL Media in an exclusive interview after the game. “To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.”
Despite that resume and a 16-to-4 touchdown-to-interception ratio during the 2016 season, Kaepernick has remained unsigned since he opted out of his contract in March 2017.
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