The NFL Can No Longer Hide From The Colin Kaepernick Movement
The NFL can no longer hide from the Colin Kaepernick movement
NEW YORK — Four days before an evening filled with protest, when 1,000 people gathered in front of NFL headquarters in New York City to show their support for Colin Kaepernick, their voices rising over the screams of “commies” coming from counter-protestors, one man, just 20 miles south, wanted to deliver a message from God.
As Pastor Stephen Green addressed his congregation in tiny Roselle, N.J., on Sunday, he traded his typical religious garments for a scarlet No. 7 jersey.
In speaking about Kaepernick, whose protest, which began a year ago, has led to the quarterback being exiled from the NFL, Green read …