In light of recent statements by President Donald Trump calling for retaliation against NFL players engaged in the free exercise of their First Amendment rights, this editorial - originally published on Jun 23, 2017 - has once again become relevant. MintPress brings you the original piece by Eric Draister in its entirety. Like a million
By directly challenging white supremacy, racism and imperialism, Colin Kaepernick is making himself a household name for all the right reasons. And the NFL, its billionaire owners and the corporate errand boys of sports journalism simply cannot stand it.