The Wisconsin Republican legislator approved the adoption of a resolution honoring prominent African-American figures during Black History Month after allegedly blocking the move until their black Democrat counterparts agreed to the name of Colin To paint Kaepernick. Jim Steineke, Wisconsin State Assembly majority leader, said his republicans would not support the resolution if Kaepernick's name was included for "obvious reasons," mainly his protests during the national anthem that was reported on Wednesday in the USA on Wednesday. [19659002DerdemokratischeStaatspräsidentLaKeshiaMyersderKaepernicksHometownMilwaukeedientshasotherhearthSanFrancisco49ers-Playerhavedecided"totakeontheproblemofthefoolishnessofpolicequality"inthenewspaper
"Whether you dislike the method he uses, you understand that it is part of the American DNA ̵
Democrat David Crowley, who also serves Milwaukee and wrote the resolution, demanded republican refusal to sign a resolution calling Kaepernick's name a "slap in the face".
It's a textbook example of White privilege, "he continued.
" Many of those people you disagree with will still be in the history books your children and grandchildren will be reading, "Crowley said when he recently spoke out of the plenary assembly. [19659002Crowleyssaidthatforthesakeoftheprogram$25000wasdonatedtotheaction"
Representative Robin Vos (R), the spokesman for the Wisconsin State Assembly, said that Republicans wanted the resolution to exclude controversial figures in support of the entire legislature
"I think it's important to acknowledge the contributions of thousands and thousands of African Americans to the history of our state, as well as trying to find people to reunite us," Vos told the newspaper.  "Do not look at people pulling a kind of vitriol from any side," added Vos
Kaepernick was the first NFL player to protest racial differences and police brutality by appearing before the NFL games during the national anthem 2016 took a knee.
He was frequently protested by Trump and his base during the national anthem.
He later became a free agent after completing the 2016/17 season and has not been signed by an NFL franchise ever since.
In 2017, he filed a complaint against NFL owners claiming that they had worked together to keep him out of the league.