Kaepernick Essay.pdf - Chain 1 Jesslyn Chain Mrs Runnels AP Lang.—3rd Hour 16 October 2018 Born in Immaturity Colin Kaepernick’s Protest Colin

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Chain 1 Jesslyn Chain Mrs. Runnels AP Lang.—3rd Hour 16 October 2018 Born in Immaturity: Colin Kaepernick’s Protest Colin Kaepernick, in 2016, kicked off a stunning display of undeniable immaturity as he began kneeling during the National Anthem. Advocating for social justice, Kaepernick made it very clear to audiences that he would become a regular star of the media. Yet, even as his cause holds merit, Colin Kaepernick’s protest is anything but faultless. Rather, Kaepernick repeatedly displayed immaturity leading up to and during the beginning of his protest. A large contributing factor to this assumed immaturity is the hypocritical way in which Kaepernick renders himself guilty of generalization. Colin Kaepernick’s movement is in protest of the generalization and poor treatment of people of color based off of unflattering stereotypes. Yet, a few weeks before his televised protest, Kaepernick was noticed to be wearing socks that depicted police officers as literal pigs. Accompanying this radical portrayal, Kaepernick later
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