Colin Kaepernick marks 3rd anniversary of his first pre-game protest with a powerful video

(CNN) — Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick — that became a lightning rod in 2016 if he refused to stand during the National Anthem to protest the police shootings of black guys and other social injustices faced by African Americans — comprehended that the tenth anniversary of his initial pregame protest on societal press Wednesday.
Kaepernick composed on Twitter,Today marks the three year anniversary of the first time that I protested systemic oppression. Stay and I continue to work with the men and women in our fight for liberation! The motion has ever lived with the people!
A video accompanying the tweet shows movies of African Americans being killed by police, for example 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Additionally, it features Kaepernick talking about the purpose of his protest.
Kaepernick protested on August 14, 2016 before a home preseason game against the Houston Texans.
He has not played since the 2016 time, when he sparked controversy by sitting kneeling, before 2016 regular-season games and NFL preseason in the National Football League
A 59-second video was posted by the athlete-turned-activist working out to demonstrate hes ready to perform again last week.
From the video, the wordsDenied perform for 889 times flashed across the screen.
5 a.m., five days per week, for 3 years. Nevertheless prepared, explained Kaepernick, that played with the 49ers for six decades.
Kaepernick turned into a free agent in 2017. No staff gave him a contract, and that October, he filed a grievance against the group, accusing of colluding to keep him away from being signed staff owners.
He and teammate Eric Reid, who dwelt with Kaepernick, settled their collusion grievances cases against the NFL in February.

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