LOS ANGELES — A limited-edition jersey supporting Colin Kaepernick went on sale and sold out in just hours on Monday, Sept. 10.
The former San Francisco 49s quarterback tweeted at 2:18 p.m. Monday, announcing the No. 7 jerseys that have “#IMWITHKAP” on the front and “KAEPERNICK” stitched on the back.
Profits from the jerseys will go directly to support “Know Your Rights Camp,” a free campaign for youth funded by Kaepernick, the tweet says.
In a follow-up tweet at 9:30 p.m. Monday, Kaepernick said the jerseys “instantly sold out!”
Kaepernick, still a free-agent, sparked a national anthem controversy by kneeling during the pregame ritual in 2016 — his way of protesting policy brutality and social injustice in America.
Since opting out of his contract after that season, Kaepernick has been unable to land a contract on an NFL team and is suing the league for collusion.
But his voice is still being heard. Last week, Nike introduced an ad featuring the quarterback and his message: “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.”
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