Scratching your head? Yeah, us too! How can the NFL be racist, or anti-black, exactly? It’s not like 70% of the players and coaches are black, or anything. However, that hasn’t stopped social justice warrior and Black Lives Matter leader, Shaun King from announcing the “heartbreaking” decision to boycott the NFL. Why? For their “Blantant bigotry” for blacklisting Colin Kaepernick. If you think, you’ll remember that Kaepernick got himself blacklisted when he proved to be disrespectful to our military by refusing to stand for the national anthem.
King said, “I’m 37 years old and literally cannot remember a year in my life where I have not been a sports junkie. But I won’t be watching the NFL this year,” in an article earlier this week.
He continued, “I can’t, in good conscience, support this league, with many of its pro-Trump owners, as it blacklists my friend and brother Colin Kaepernick for taking a silent, peaceful stance against injustice and police brutality in America,” Blah, blah, blah, “It’s disgusting and has absolutely nothing to do with football and everything to do with penalizing a brilliant young man for the principled stance he took last season.”
The Seattle Seahawks’ decision to sign Austin Davis as their backup quarterback, after flying Mr. Kaepernick to meet with the team, was a “disgrace,” Mr. King wrote. He argued that Mr. Davis, who is white, is a “scrub” whose football career has been inferior to Mr. Kaepernick‘s. Mr. King suggested the reason Mr. Kaepernick remains unsigned is because of the controversy the former San Francisco 49er sparked while leading a nationwide boycott of the national anthem to protest racial injustice in America.
“Last season, Colin Kaepernick — in what may be seen as his most turbulent year ever — threw three more touchdowns and eight fewer interceptions than Austin Davis has in his entire career in the league, but somehow, Colin Kaepernick still doesn’t have job?” Mr. King wrote.
Personally I think Mr. King is acting like a small child and is boycotting the NFL for absolutely nothing, but that’s just me.
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