Chuck D Thinks Fans Upset With the Colin Kaepernick Situation Should Boycott the NFL
Kaepernick, who is still unsigned, is thought by many to be being blackballed by the NFL because of his silent sideline protest of police brutality last season. Chuck was recently spotted by TMZ, and asked his thoughts on the matter.
“To say that his skills have fallen off and atrophied just a short time [after playing in a Super Bowl] to be a third string or second string quarterback is ridiculous,” Chuck noted.
The whole situation doesn’t sit right with the legendary rapper. “Think about it. You have owners and you have players. The fact that someone owns you makes it a weird dynamic anyway. They have the choice and right to do whatever they want to do in their whole colluded field.”
If people want change, Chuck thinks they will have to fight the power with their actions. “It’s up to the fans to also protest,” he added. “I think every protest has to be looked about as being warranted from consciousness. But, you know, look around, if you want to protest, don’t go to the sports bars. Don’t turn the game on. Leave your team for a year.”
Check out the entire Chuck D interview clip below.
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