Colin Kaepernick took to social media July 4 to explain why he took a recent trip to Ghana to find his own independence. His Twitter post features a video of his journey, while an Instagram post featuring the same video included a this message from Kaepernick, starting with a quote from Frederick Douglass. "What have I, or those I represent, to do with your national independence?" - Frederick Douglass. In a quest to find my personal independence, I had to find out where my ancestors came from. I set out tracing my African ancestral roots, and it lead me to
#5, he was indeed born to a white mother who let a very nice couple adopt him into their family.
His whole attitude has been very obnoxious, and I have read that his parents have basically disowned him for the moment due to his total disrespect of them. The fellow had a great childhood yet he cannot stop harping on his color issues.
If he wants to get mad, tell him to get mad at his muslim GF and the blacks he finds in Africa. For it was those two groups who stole independence from his ancestors. Not whites.
#5, and others - Colin was born to a white teenaged mom - the sperm doner, a black man, beat it when he found out she was pregnant. A white couple adoped Colin as a newborn, in an open adoption process. By every account, he was brought up with his white siblings in a good way. The family even relocated based on his talents and needs.
I will say this for the man: He is putting his money where his mouth is to a degree. He has donated a fair amount of money to a number of causes in the SF area. I see he has donated his massive sneaker collection to homeless shelters (not sure how many folks can actually fit into his shoes). He also purchased 100 custom suits for recently released prisoners so they can look good in the job interview.
Kap´s admiration for Kwame Nkrumah is questionable; President-For-Life Nkrumah did a lot more damage to Ghana than good, but that IS what Marxist-Socialists do. https://www.britannica.com/biography/Kwame-Nkrumah
The NFL better be very careful in allowing these outcasts to become their face and spokesmen. I will definitely leave the NFL if that becomes the case. I will not watch any team that has a Colin on it.
This thug is more white than black, like his buddy, Obama.
Many Americans wish there had never been one slave brought to this country, Colon... think about it. And while you´re at it, find a nice home in Ghana, and stay there. And please renounce your U.S. citizenship.
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