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Julie Laumann 🌎 @Otpor17
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In a blow to the N.F.L., an arbitrator has ruled that Colin @Kaepernick7's collusion case can proceed because he has produced sufficient evidence that the league and its owners colluded to keep the free-agent quarterback off the field #takeaknee
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Arbitrator sends Colin #Kaepernick's grievance against the NFL to trial, denying the league's request to throw out the quarterback's claims that owners conspired to keep him out of the league because of his protests of social injustice #takeaknee espn.com/nfl/story/_/id…
"N.F.L. teams have signed players who have beaten their spouses and run operations that killed dogs for sport, but protesting during the national anthem may prove to be the unforgivable sin, it seems."

Colin #Kaepernick is not going away #TakeAKnee
nytimes.com/2018/08/31/spo…
#Kaepernick has not shied away from taunting the NFL. He showed up to the deposition of an NFL owner wearing a black T-shirt with the name Kunta Kinte on it, a reference to the slave at the center of the book and television drama, ‘Roots.’”
"Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything."

Colin #Kaepernick is the face of #Nike's 30th anniversary 'Just Do It' ad espn.com/nfl/story/_/id…
"We believe Colin is one of the most inspirational athletes of this generation, who has leveraged the power of sport to help move the world forward": #Nike VP for North America #TakeAKnee
More deets on Kap's contract:

#Nike will produce new #Kaepernick apparel, including a shoe & a T-shirt, and if it sells well, the value of the deal will rival those of other top NFL players. Nike will also donate money to his “Know Your Rights” campaign nytimes.com/2018/09/03/spo…
A reminder that the idea to #TakeAKnee during the anthem was suggested by Army Green Beret & Iraq and Afghanistan veteran Nate Boyer, after #Kaepernick reached out to him to discuss a respectful way to protest racial injustice
military.com/undertheradar/…
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