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RIP KING FIDEL CASTRO #revolutionary only 5% understand. Im not Cuban, I don't fully know how he affected my Cuban family, so I'm sending strength and power for your pains. But lots Of us, as Black people, n some others in the USA, we saw him as an Ally in the Struggle.✊🏾
Kaepernick was criticized and booed by Miami media and fans for sporting a T-shirt bearing an image of a meeting between Malcolm X and Fidel Castro in 1960 in Cuba.
The Miami Herald saw the shirt as a contradiction of the human rights protest Kaepernick has been participating in this season. A Herald reporter used the opportunity to challenge the validity of Kaepernick’s entire protest, even painting the plight of oppressed Americans as trivial compared to the struggles of Cubans who suffered under Castro.
Critics of Nas, Kaepernick and have no problem finding the flaws in how Castro’s regime treated it’s people. But patriotism shouldn’t blind them to America’s own flaws. And most reactions to NaS and Kaepernick’s comments do just that.
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Nas & Colin Kaepernick Take Heat For Honoring Late Fidel Castro was originally published on globalgrind.com