Taking a stand against the systematic oppression of Black people is an adventure for a Black NFL quarterback with a shaky future. Kaepernick has spoken about a system that refuses to punish race soldier cops who murder Blacks & Latinos in broad daylight and rewards them for doing so. The same system may now punish him or act to filter him out.
Here again he gambled - or risked the known for the unknown. ["only the gamblers know what life is"] Can you do the same?