Jerry Rice is the most recent to toll in on Colin Kaepernick’s controversial decision to sit amid the playing of the national song of devotion before Friday’s preseason amusement against the Green Bay Packers.
The previous San Francisco 49ers incredible and Hall of Fame receiver told Kaepernick in a tweet Monday night he regards the Niners quarterback for taking a position, yet included that Kaepernick ought not to have slighted the flag.
All lives matter. So much going on in this world today.Can we all just get along! Colin,I respect your stance but don’t disrespect the Flag.
— Jerry Rice (@JerryRice) August 30, 2016
By saying “All lives matter,” Rice confronted a reaction from supporters of the “Black Lives Matter” movement.
— Daniel Green (@KnocNightowl951) August 30, 2016
Kindred Hall of Famer Jim Brown told NFL Network Monday he is “with (Kaepernick) 100 percent.” The three-time NFL MVP and performer is additionally a frank lobbyist on social issues.
Kaepernick said he sat during the song of devotion before each of the three preseason diversions this year and will keep on doing so as a type of challenge for what he says is the mistreatment “of black people and people of color.” The “Dark Lives Matter” development was begun to dissent the passings of dark individuals who were shot by cops, and to convey attention to racial profiling, police fierceness and racial disparity in the nation’s equity framework.
Those issues were specified by Kaepernick when he clarified his purpose Sunday amid an 18-minute news conference.
“Ultimately it’s to bring awareness and make people realize what’s going on in this country,” Kaepernick told journalists. “There are a lot of things going on that are unjust, people aren’t being held accountable for, and that’s something that needs to change.”