Jay Z has announced that he will be working with the NFL after inking a deal that would see him oversee entertainment activities like the American Super Bowl. The announcement followed a 3-year standoff between the NFL and Colin Kaepernick who was blackballed after he refused to stand to the playing of the national anthem, instead of kneeling.
And he did all this to protest systemic racism and the outright killing of unarmed black men by white police officers. When he first took a knee then doubled down and said he would continue to do so to bring awareness to the racial inequalities and issues, Colin Kaepernick seems to have unwittingly paved the way for Jay Z to eventually come in and make money.
And black community leaders and social justice warriors have called out Jay Z for his decision as you can see below: