Memorabilia from Colin Kaepernick's protest of the national anthem previous year will head to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History as part of its Black Lives Matter exhibit.
"Almost 100 active and retired officers, mostly cops of color, wearing black shirts reading "#ImWithKap" rallied in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday, The New York Times reports. Kaepernick's non-profit, Know Your Rights Camp, shared photos from the event on Twitter.
One said, "The fact that Kaepernick is not in the NFL has nothing to do with stats on the football field".
Most notably, retired officer Frank Serpico, who exposed corruption in the New York Police Department in the 1970s, was there in attendance.
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It appears the titular here is going to avenge his broken past. "Of all the things that I've done - memories, they never hurt me. It strongly suggested that Castle may be trying to break the ground to uncover his dark past that was buried.
"As members of law enforcement, we can confirm that the issues [Kaepernick] is saying exist in policing, and throughout the criminal justice system, indeed exist", Raymond said.
"I said, 'Don't wait 50 years to try to get some memorabilia and so forth on Kaepernick, '" Edwards related. "Until racism in America is no longer taboo, we own up to it, we admit it, we understand it and then we do what we have to do to solve it, unfortunately we're going to have these issues".
The quarterback who took a stand against racial injustice and police brutality by kneeling for the national anthem before the start of games last season has been unable land a job with any of the league's 32 teams, and some believe he has been blackballed by NFL owners.
"People use the terms 'antipolice, ' 'unpatriotic, ' to scare people from stepping forward", he told the Times after the rally.