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    Kaepernick Supporters Demonstrate Outside NFL HQ

    They’re also threatening a boycott. Just days after a group of city cops demonstrated in Brooklyn wearing “#ImWithKap” t-shirts, more than 1,000 people assembled in New York City outside the NFL’s headquarters in solidarity with free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick. They’re demanding an end to what they’re calling his blackballing for an outspoken stance against police brutality and systemic racism in America. Meanwhile the NAACP, one of the groups in attendance, has formally requested a meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss protecting players’ first amendment rights, especially Kaepernick’s.

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