Hill Pluviose shares his thoughts about Colin Kaepernick and why he cannot get a job in the NFL.
Colin Kaepernick is now a NFL pariah. His stance againstÂ social justice toward Black people by taking a knee during the national anthem last season as a member of the San Francisco 49ers has left himÂ waiting for a NFL to call. It is very difficult to believeÂ the 29-year-old Kaepernick isnâ€™t among the 96 best quarterbacks on the planet. Former Patriots defensive lineman Chris Long tweeted last week that he thought Kaepernick was one of the top 32 last season.Â In a recent CNN interview, Bob Costas called the Cincinnati BengalsÂ “a halfway house for criminals.” but little is said this.
Hill Pluviose, the Rifle Squad Records head andÂ military veteran who served in the United States Marine Corps speaks out about the apparent blackball of Colin Kaepernick. Hill who was listening to Hot 97 in New YorkÂ when the Kaepernick situation comes up. Pluviose praises Kaepernick for the stance he has taken for Black people. Pluviose says that the U.S. Military and Government treat Black people like shit. He goes on to say that he has been called a n*gger in uniform.
The sentiments expressed by Pluviose in this video is shared by a large majority of Black people in this country. Should Black athletes say more about the social injustice in the Black community. Many of these athletes are from the same communities where Black people are being murdered by police. Many of us who are black will understand the emotion from Pluviose in this video. Watch the passionate video fromÂ this veteran of the United States Marine CorpsÂ and let us know if it changes your perspective of the so-called disrespect of theÂ United StatesÂ Military on Colin Kaepernick’s part.