Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who gained notoriety after refusing to stand for the National Anthem, traveled “home” to Ghana where he criticized the United States on the Fourth of July.
Kaepernick tweeted Tuesday, “How can we truly celebrate independence on a day that intentionally robbed our ancestors of theirs? To find my independence I went home,” and posted an accompanying video.
How can we truly celebrate independence on a day that intentionally robbed our ancestors of theirs? To find my independence I went home. pic.twitter.com/hniYGJeLxG
— Colin Kaepernick (@Kaepernick7) July 4, 2017
Later on Tuesday, Kaepernick tweeted another video via “Know Your Rights Camp” his free campaign for youth which seeks “to raise awareness on higher education, self-empowerment, and instruction to properly interact with law enforcement in various scenarios.”
— KnowYourRightsCamp (@yourrightscamp) July 4, 2017
After gaining public attention last year for his refusal to stand during the National Anthem, Kaepernick made headlines when he verbally attacked police officers, criticized America and praised Marxist tyrant Fidel Castro.
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