‘Will she start showing up for the national anthem? I’m asking my friend Colin Kaepernick’: US radio host brings up former NFL star to target Brittney Griner

Various news outlets began carrying the Brittney Griner news. The Phoenix Mercury star has been detained in Russia. The reason is that the athlete was found with a small amount of hash oil in her possession. Cannabis and its consumption are highly illegal in Russia. It was only after March 5 that the media began to report on the detention of an anonymous American basketball player. Russian officials arrested Griner at Sheremetyevo International Airport near Moscow. People are paying attention to his trial now, just like an American radio host.

Larry Elder, host of The Larry Elder Show, shared a post on Instagram. He asked a question that goes, “When Brittney Griner finally returns to America, will she start singing the national anthem? I ask my friend, Colin Kaepernick.

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The NFL legend once analyzed WNBA star Brittney Griner’s chances of playing in the NBA and was roasted by fans

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Why was the connection between Brittney Griner and Colin Kaepernick?

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The scathing question posed against Griner was asked because of the protest against the police brutality movement. In 2020, the WNBA star opposed having the national anthem played before WNBA games. The 31-year-old also started kneeling before the national anthem. Following the movement started by Colin Kaepernick in 2016 against racial injustice in the United States of America.

ANN ARBOR, MI – APRIL 02: Colin Kaepernick participates in a throw show during halftime of the Michigan Spring Football game at Michigan Stadium on April 2, 2022 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Jaime Crawford/Getty Images)

Colin Kaepernick, in addition to being a former quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, is a civil rights activist. He is involved in major philanthropic works. His Know Your Rights camp aims to uplift black and brown people. Also encourage them to be free, bright and sure in what they do. The non-profit organization he founded, The Colin Kaepernick Foundation, fights oppression with the tools of education and social activism.

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Due to the story, Elder decided to voice his question. On July 7, 2022, she pleaded guilty. The final decision of his trial is not yet known.

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