The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a measure censuring the struggling 49ers QB, Colin Kaepernick, to subdue his robust anti-Americanism because: “even we are getting a little uncomfortable.”
The apology was read atop the steps of city hall in front of a multiethnic and multigendered crowd, declaring “even though we apologize for past and present colonialism, racism, xenophobia, Islamaphobia, transphobia and bigotry; we cannot stand idly by allowing someone who is likely to be traded to another team to express levels of anti-Americanism and white guilt exceeding our own. It would behove Mr Kaepernick to subdue his level of rhetoric until the city of San Francisco is again restored as the first thought which comes to mind when people throughout the world think of self loathing rich people.”
Kaepernick, who expressed support for Black Lives Matter after not standing during the national anthem, has has authority on the issue as a biracial person raised by adopted white parents. Being wealthy and biracial doesn’t preclude one from being qualified to speak on issues of equality in America, to the contrary: it makes Kaepernick uniquely qualified on the issue. Who else better understands the challenges of being a black man growing up in urban America?
Kaepernick for his part has since doubled down on the national anthem responding to critics via Twitter: