Article below by Nick Wagoner at espn.com. Effective challenges to racism always raise the ire of racists. Though it’s early yet, it appears that Eric Reid is headed for the uppity negro treatment that Kaepernick has been subjected to. Though Eric Reid was not the first to begin protesting during the anthem this season, he was one of the remaining dozen or so who protested throughout the season. When his teammates each took a strong stance following POTUS’s comments and then dwindled, Eric and two of his teammates, Eli Harold and Louis Murphy, remained faithful. Stay strong Eric.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Two days into free agency, many players have signed with new teams or re-signed with their current ones. Safety Eric Reid isn’t one of them.
Reid, who was the first player to kneel alongside Colin Kaepernick during the national anthem in protest of racial inequality and systemic oppression, took to Twitter on Thursday afternoon to state his feelings on how his protests might be affecting his job search.
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