The Ripple Effect of Colin Kaepernick Within and Beyond the NFL

Excerpt from the book, Policing Black Athletes: Racial Disconnect in Sports, (Peter Lang Publishers)

As we approach the September start of the NFL I’ve been wondering how players will protest, if at all. I’m guessing yes. Both basketball and baseball have come back strong with Black Lives Matter patches, emblems and commercials. Given that this movement for equality started with football, we should expect to see protests of some sort. Here’s your review of what happened when Colin Kaepernick decided to shake up the world