Former NFL quarterback and current anti-police activist Colin Kaepernick is demanding the release of a convicted cop killer and former Black Panther.
The former San Francisco 49ers star, who kicked off his career as a high-profile leftist activist by refusing to stand for the national anthem during games in 2016, is calling for the release of a man who has been in prison since 1982.
The Philadelphia Tribune reported Kaepernick cut a video for a Black Lives Matter Philly campaign to release Mumia Abu-Jamal from prison.
Abu-Jamal was convicted for fatally shooting 25-year-old Philadelphia Officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981.
A jury found Abu-Jamal guilty of killing the young officer and sentenced him to death.
Faulkner had pulled over Abu-Jamal’s brother in the city when he was gunned down.
Abu-Jamal was working as a taxi driver at