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Police Brutality: Lightning Rod and Nfl Quarterback

police brutality: The ad includes footage of Davies scoring a goal for Canada's men's soccer team as Kaepernick says if you're born a refugee, don't let it stop you from playing soccer for the national team at age 16, according to The Chronicle Herald. The Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder was born in a refugee camp in Ghana after his parents fled the Liberian civil war, and the family immigrated to Canada when he was five. A two-minute commercial released online Wednesday has the former NFL quarterback speaking about athletes overcoming adversity to achieve greatness. Kaepernick became a lightning rod by kneeling during the U.S. national anthem as a protest against racial injustice and police brutality. Even if it means sacrificing everything. Now out of football, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback is pursuing a collusion grievance against the NFL. The ads feature Nike's trademark 'Just Do It' slogan alongside the quarterback's face and the words Believe in something. ( As reported in the news.