Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Hopeful Players “Stick Together For Something Bigger Than Themselves” After Bucks Protest

“…that this new generation of human beings who happen to be athletes, and powerful ones at that, will do what our generation failed to do, and that is to stick together for something bigger than themselves. This is a sacrifice I’m hoping they will sustain.”

Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Hopeful Players “Stick Together For Something Bigger Than Themselves” After Bucks Protest

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid Cement Their Place in History While David Stern Tries To Rewrite It

However, of all the commentary surrounding Kaepernick, some of the most curious came from former NBA commissioner David Stern. On an appearance on Bloomberg’s Business of Sports podcast, Stern said that if Kaepernick had just been suspended by the NFL, he would still be playing in the league.

Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid Cement Their Place in History While David Stern Tries To Rewrite It

True Sacrifice: Settlement Does Not Undermine Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid’s Mission

Kaepernick and Reid are heroes. They do not have to have their lives torn down to where the only success they end up having is moral success they may not see. Just because both of them have received compensation for their grievances does not make their grievances invalid.

True Sacrifice: Settlement Does Not Undermine Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid’s Mission