Film director Spike Lee created a cyber stir Tuesday when he tweeted a flier announcing the “United We Stand: Rally for for Colin Kaepernick.”
The rally will be held on Wednesday, August 23 outside of the NFL Headquarters in New York.
Fans have also started a boycott against the NFL for blackballing Kaepernick as retaliation for his silent protest during national anthems. The Change.org petition has almost 90,000 supporters. Read a section of the petition below:
“We understand the NFL is very important to you. We also understand the purpose of Colin Kaepernick’s protest is FAR more important than any games you will ever watch. Simply put, if things stay the same for the way America — where “all men are created equal” — treats people of color, then your loved ones, friends, and children will eventually be affected as well.
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