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Colin Kaepernick Donated $25K to Group Honoring Convicted Cop Killer

September 07, 2018  | 

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According to the Daily Mail, former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick made a $25,000 donation to a group honoring Joanne Chesimard, a member of the Black Liberation Army who goes by the name Assata Shakur and was convicted of first-degree murder in the 1973 murder of New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster.

Trooper Werner Foerster was shot and killed with his own service weapon after backing up another trooper who had stopped a vehicle containing two men and a woman on the New Jersey Turnpike, according to ODMP.

The subjects started struggling with the troopers and were able to disarm Trooper Foerster. One of the men opened fire, killing Trooper Foerster and wounding the other trooper. Despite the wounds, the other trooper was able to return fire and kill the subject.

Chesimard was sentenced to life in prison, but escaped prison in 1979 and fled to Cuba, where she now lives as a fugitive from justice.

Kaepernick reportedly made the donation to the Chicago-based organization—Assata's Daughters—as part of his pledge to "donate $100,000 a month for 10 months to 'organizations working in oppressed communities,'" the Daily Mail reported.

Kaepernick specified that some of the donation be given to Cop Watch, a group that encourages individuals to follow and videotape police officers performing their jobs.

The Black Liberation Army was responsible for the murders of more than 10 police officers around the country, according to ODMP.

Chesimard remains on the FBI's Most Wanted list.


Comments (16)

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Mike @ 9/7/2018 3:49 PM

Just when you think he hit bottom as a useless, he keeps dropping deeper

sgtken @ 9/7/2018 4:27 PM

You won't see this in any of the left wing media.

kevcopaz @ 9/7/2018 5:35 PM

F Kapernick, F NIKE, F ACLU F BLM and any antin cop organization to hell withb them all.

Tom ret @ 9/7/2018 11:16 PM

If Kapernuts was drowning it would probably be appropriate to throw him some pig iron. I never had any doubt that Kapernuts was a scumbag, now there should be no doubt to anyone who every wore the badge, even the brain dead folks from NBPA.

Sean F. Alexander @ 9/8/2018 7:33 AM

What a pos....didn't like him at first,now I like him even less

Sean F. Alexander @ 9/8/2018 7:35 AM

What a pos this guy is. Total fraud!

Jon Retired LEO @ 9/8/2018 11:37 AM

I was going to say that it would be satisfying to see him get bitten by a poisonous snake but the snake would probably die instead of him.

kojack58 @ 9/8/2018 7:46 PM

This POS needs to be forcibly taken for an eight hour patrol shift in the heart of Chicago, San Franciso, Detroit and Cleveland and see what our brothers and sisters do to keep his ass safe.

don oker @ 9/9/2018 6:59 AM

I can only hope he becomes an 'Innocent' victim someday at he hands of some cop killers he donated money to while waiting for the local police to show up!

Scott Ashmore @ 9/9/2018 1:45 PM

A turd is a turd is a turd....

DeBo @ 9/10/2018 5:11 AM

Is it safe to say the Nike is supporting this cause? Prior to this confused individual latest appearance he has been obsolete. Nike has given him a multi million dollars deal and he now has the ability to support groups that are spreading hatred and anarchy. Do they have an clandestine agenda to promote hatred towards Law Enforcement and using him as a scapegoat? The timing of this deal, and his actions after receiving the proceeds of the deal is troubling.

Grey Bear @ 9/10/2018 9:46 AM

So this is the clown NIKE thinks should be the face of their products, eh? Nice choice...bet if he'd donated money to someone convicted of killing corporate CEO's or advertising execs they'd have a different outlook...

Trigger @ 9/15/2018 8:25 AM

This is the type of role model tha Nike supports, sad very sad.

Bill @ 9/16/2018 4:10 AM

Of course, POs protect, and will continue to protect, the community in which he lives!

Boston @ 10/2/2018 5:34 PM

I hope NIKE pays for this in the wallet. Big time!

Don Davidson @ 10/3/2018 12:38 PM

I'm sure Kaepernick will NEVER call law enforcement for help with anything! Or Highway Patrol f he is in a auto crash. But the real shit of it is LEO's would respond if called and do their jobs. That includes members of the very professional New Jersey State Troopers. If it was more recent I am positive co-workers of Slain NJ Trooper Werner Foerster would also respond and do their duty. But hey we LEO's are just gun toting racist thugs!

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