Jemele Hill Rips NFL for ‘Frankly Disgusting’ Hypocrisy About George Floyd Killing: ‘We Saw Them Take Away Colin Kaepernick’s Career’

Sports and culture writer Jemele Hill lashed out at the NFL, calling out the league for “frankly disgusting” hypocrisy after it released a statement calling for action after the George Floyd protests after its alleged, years-long efforts to “take away Colin Kaepernick’s career.”

Speaking with CNN anchor Jake Tapper, Hill, a former ESPN commentator and current Atlantic writer, contrasted the concern the league publicly expressed over the police violence that allegedly murdered Floyd and the notable distance the league put between itself and Kaepernick, who was silently and peacefully protesting that very issue while a QB for the San Francisco 49ers. Last spring, the NFL settled a collusion lawsuit brought by Kaepernick and former Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid, paying the
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