Former NFL player and famed protester Colin Kaepernick has joined the many fans outraged over the Black Lives Matter “propaganda” foisted onto the NFL, but not exactly for the same reason.
Kaepernick jumped to his Twitter account on Sunday to slam the NFL for its many tributes to the Black Lives Matter movement with protests, sideline banners, social media posts, and other efforts to push the narrative. But as far as Kaepernick is concerned, all the social activism being indulged by the league is empty gesturing.
The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback pointed to his protest partner, Eric Reid, as proof that the league does not mean any of its proclamations about black lives.
“While the NFL runs propaganda about how they care about Black Life,” Kaepernick tweeted, “they are still actively blackballing Eric Reid (@E_Reid35) for fighting for the Black community. Eric set 2 franchise records last year and