The America-hating spoiled brat also wore a tee shirt depicting a 1960 meeting between Fidel Castro and Malcolm X to a press conference in Miami. His explanation for that wasn't lame, it was quite revealing:
The author of the GQ article linked above is flabbergasted by Kaepernick's utterances, but cannot resolve his cognitive dissonance. He thinks there really is some kind of "m ass incarceration and police violence perpetrated against people of color" and that it's a "horrific epidemic," but that Kaepernick just, you know, went a little too far. The author probably can't stand the discomfort of acknowledging that the perpetuation of that kind of lie (and it is a lie, just check out Heather MacDonald's extensive body of work on the subject) is in the service of the overall erosion of the legitimacy of the American experiment, and its replacement with totalitarianism.
The interesting thing to monitor over the next few weeks and months, of course, is any effect on Nike sales.
Corporate acquiescence to the Left (which, contrary to Sheldon Whitehouse's take on what's wrong with corporations, is the real problem with big companies) is pandemic, but it's rarely this blatant.
It's a point of honor for me that you will not find one pair of this garbage company's products in this house.