Wrestling with the problems of contraband and prison safety, states have recently taken to implementing broad bans on such things as reading materials and care packages. What they haven’t done is taken serious measures to keep correctional officers from acting as mules.
It would seem that a place like Rikers Island could use its famous visitor’s message of hope. But Colin Kaepernick’s recent visit didn’t sit well with Rikers correctional officers. They complained that someone of Kaepernick’s “ilk” sends the wrong message to the jail’s 11,000 inmates.
NEW YORK -- Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick visited inmates held at New York’s