Colin Kaepernick: We should all sit

Pop Culture Uncovered

The year is 2016. The place is the United States of America, but in this country if you are not white it might as well be 1816, 1916 or even 1966.  The year really doesn’t matter because for black Americans not much has changed over the last 200 years. We exist in an illusion of freedom.

It’s an illusion of freedom because in America you’re supposed to have the freedom of speech, the freedom of religion, the right to bear arms and the opportunity to chase the American dream. However, those things are not for everyone.  They aren’t even just for those with pale skin. You have to be classified as white in America to have those freedoms. A drop of black blood will still get you pulled over, called a n*gg*r, or in some cases, even killed.

Colin Kaepernick is a college graduate, raised by loving white American parents, a…

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