Colin Kaepernick donated $25,000 to a foundation honoring a convicted cop killer.
The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback donated the money to the foundation Assata’s Daughter’s, according to The Daily Mail.
They reported in part:
Colin Kaepernick’s $25,000 donation to a charitable group honoring a convicted cop killer has been revealed. Kaepernick’s foundation made the donation to Chicago-based Assata’s Daughter’s, named after former Black Liberation Army member Assata Shakur, in April as part of a $1million charitable pledge. Shakur was convicted of first-degree murder in the 1973 shooting death of New Jersey state trooper Werner Foerster and sentenced to life in prison, but staged a daring jailbreak and now lives as a fugitive in Cuba.
There is next to no chance an NFL team will ever sign Kaepernick after this revelation. He was already radioactive among the fanbase because of his national anthem protests, and donating to the foundation that honors a convicted cop killer is not going to help his reputation.
This will likely be the final nail to close Kaepernick’s hopes of returning to the NFL.