Two 49ers Jerseys, Two Vastly Different Ideals

In 2017, after his protests became national news, Colin Kaepernick became an alienated player in the NFL. But the draft of another player onto the same team, despite a history of racist and insensitive comments, shines light on the double standard in the league, says commentator Denis Perez-Bravo. “His drafting by a team in an allegedly ultra-progressive city like San Francisco shows that a defensive end like Bosa — who is white and has a conservative political affiliation — gets a pass on his personal politics because the consequences are different for white and black players in the NFL.” Read more at Richmond Pulse.

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