Abdul-Jabbar: ‘Kaepernick Is the Black Grinch for Those Who Dream of White America’

Breitbart | 12/5/2019 | Staff
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Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar went on the attack against “those who dream of a white America,” for rejecting former NFL player and notorious national anthem protestor Colin Kaepernick, and treating him like a “Black Grinch.”

Abdul-Jabbar kicked off his December 5 screed recounting Kaepernick’s celebration of “Unthanksgiving Day” in a Thanksgiving Day tweet where the former San Francisco 49er was seen supporting Native American groups that claimed America committed genocide and theft against native peoples.

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The former L.A. Laker blasted Fox News and The Blaze for “editorializing” about Kaepernick’s tweet and raising the alarm to “Defcon 1,” thereby making sure their “readers don’t have to burden themselves with thinking.”

Abdul-Jabbar slammed The Blaze for saying Kaepernick “bashed America” with his Thanksgiving Day tweet, but went on to insist that facts are facts, and accused whites of hating Kaepernick because he opposes “White Christmas American values.”

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Technically, pointing out a fact isn’t “bashing.” America’s forefathers did indeed steal the land from the indigenous people, often over their dead bodies. Just as indigenous people stole land from other tribes. That’s just historical fact. Like pointing out to grandpa that his zipper is open. I’m not bashing him, just stating a truth. So, why the panicky attacks on Kaepernick? Clearly, there’s something much more insidious going on here: the sustained attempt to steal Kaepernick’s political voice by characterizing him as un-American. The Black Grinch who wants to steal White Christmas American values.

Abdul-Jabbar next equated Kaepernick to Civil Rights icon Dr Martin Luther King Jr as some people said mean things about King, too, because Christians are racists.

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The irony is that the moral values that determined King’s crusade were rooted in his devotion to Christianity, not communism. Yet, it was mostly Christians who rejected their own supposed beliefs because they were espoused by a black man who literally...
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