Colin Kaepernick On Rittenhouse Verdict: ‘White Supremacy Cannot Be Reformed’

Activist-athlete Colin Kaepernick on Friday referred to as out the system that allowed for the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse on all prices within the taking pictures deaths of two unarmed males and the wounding of a 3rd.

The verdict “further validates the need to abolish our current system. White supremacy cannot be reformed,” Kaepernick tweeted Friday.

“We just witnessed a system built on white supremacy validate the terroristic acts of a white supremacist,” wrote the previous San Francisco 49s quarterback, who was compelled out of the NFL after taking a knee earlier than video games to protest racism and police brutality.

The day he shot three folks, Rittenhouse, then 17, had traveled from Illinois with an AR-15-style rifle to a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in opposition to the police taking pictures of Black resident Jacob Blake.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) expressed the same perspective to Kapernick’s about who’s protected in America. “What we are witnessing is a system functioning as designed and protecting those it was designed for,” she tweeted.

Outspoken former ESPN character Jemele Hill additionally referred to as out white supremacy’s function within the Rittenhouse verdict.


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