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Police Brutality: Lightning Rod and Cheese Mother

police brutality: 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, according to Vancouver Courier. Kaepernick became a lightning rod by kneeling during the U.S. national anthem as a protest against racial injustice and police brutality. Wanna buy some cheddar ' Inside Vancouver's black market for cheese Mother bear electrocuted on Whistler MountainUBC study finds Vancouver is the unhappiest city in Canada Tenants fear renovictions' coming to Mount Pleasant building listed for 10.5 million 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. 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. Davies isn't the only soccer player in the ad the U.S. women's team also gets camera time. Even if it means sacrificing everything. ( As reported in the news.