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Colin Kaepernick is to the NFL what Black people are to America

America’s romantic relationship with football is both well-chronicled and widely respected. Football Sunday bears much of the same tribalism and devotion one finds in church, in large part because football has evolved into a sort of American religion in its own right; it, too, boasts tenets, swaths of fanatic disciples, an unspoken code of ethics […]