White Wisconsin Republicans Force Colin Kaepernick's Name to Be Scrapped from Black History Month Celebration

People - 02-15

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Republicans lawmakers in Wisconsin successfully pushed to erase Colin Kaepernick from a state celebration for Black History Month, multiple news outlets report. The legislature’s black caucus initially included the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback in an annual resolution to honor prominent black figures from Wisconsin, praising the Milwaukee native as an activist “who has sought to raise attention to racial injustice and systemic oppression.”