Colin Kaepernick tweeted during the Super Bowl-the game out a picture of John Carlos, wearing a t-shirt with the text #IMWITHKAP (roughly: I support the ”Chapter”).
The previous friidrottsstjärnan is most known for during the medaljceremonin during the OLYMPIC games in 1968, having lifted their linked handskbeklädda fist to the sky during the american national anthem, to show their support for the Black Power movement.Bronze medalist John Carlos, far right, raised his fist along with Tommie Smith during the awards ceremony for the 200 metres at the OLYMPIC games in 1968. Photo: STF
”It means everything to me to have John Carlos support, an icon that has laid the foundation for me and many others to continue to fight against systematic oppression. Thank you for you sacrificed yourself for us,” writes Kaepernick.
for the San Francisco 49ers, and began to kneel during the national anthem before the games in 2016, attention to the social injustices against the black. More players followed his example.
president of the united states belonged to the critics of the point, and thought that the players who kneel during the national anthem should be punished with ban. Kaepernick is since 2016 kontraktslös, which he blames the league for the NFL to lie behind it.
the Treatment of Kaepernick has thrown a shadow over the NFL, and has reportedly inter alia, the Variety made artists reluctant to set up in halvtidsundershållningen.
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